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English definition of “put/get the wind up sb”

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put/get the wind up sb

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to make someone feel worried about their situation: Tell them your father's a policeman - that'll put the wind up them!
Translations of “put/get the wind up sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)變得緊張(或害怕)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)变得紧张(或害怕)…
(Definition of put/get the wind up sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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