scare noun translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "scare" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


/skeər/ US  /sker/
[S] a sudden feeling of fear or worry
I got/had a scare (= I was very worried) when I looked at my bank statement this morning!
You gave us a real scare (= frightened us) when you fainted, you know.
Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
[C] when a subject receives a lot of public attention and worries many people, often unnecessarily
a bomb/health scare
The government are accused of employing scare tactics (= ways of frightening people in order to persuade them to do something).
The press have been publishing scare stories (= newspaper reports which make people feel unnecessarily worried) about the mystery virus.
Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
(Definition of scare noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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