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English definition of “strike fear/terror into sb”

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strike fear/terror into sb

to make someone extremely frightened: The brutal military regime has struck terror into the whole population.
Translations of “strike fear/terror into sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)極度恐懼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)极度恐惧…
(Definition of strike fear/terror into sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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