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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “frighteners”

frighteners

plural noun
 
/ˈfraɪ.tən.əz/ US  /-ɚz/ UK old-fashioned
put the frighteners on sb to threaten someone
威胁(某人)
He said he wouldn't pay up so I sent my brother round to put the frighteners on him.
他说他不还钱,所以我让我弟弟去逼他还。
Dangers and threats
(Definition of frighteners from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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