Translation of "frighteners" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

frightenersnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈfraɪ.tən.əz/ us /ˈfraɪ.tən.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。

(Translation of “frighteners” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)