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scare

noun
 
 
/skeər/ US  /sker/
[S] a sudden feeling of fear or worry
惊恐,恐慌
I got/had a scare (= I was very worried) when I looked at my bank statement this morning!
我今天早上看到银行结算清单时吓了一跳。
You gave us a real scare (= frightened us) when you fainted, you know.
你知道吗,你晕倒的时候真把我们吓坏了。
Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
[C] when a subject receives a lot of public attention and worries many people, often unnecessarily
(往往不必要的)担忧;人心惶惶
a bomb/health scare
炸弹/健康恐慌
The government are accused of employing scare tactics (= ways of frightening people in order to persuade them to do something).
政府被指控使用了恐吓的手段。
The press have been publishing scare stories (= newspaper reports which make people feel unnecessarily worried) about the mystery virus.
报界一直在发布关于神秘病毒的骇人报道。
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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