Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “scare”

scare

noun
 
 
/skeər/ US  /sker/
[S] a sudden feeling of fear or worry
驚恐,恐慌
I got/had a scare (= I was very worried) when I looked at my bank statement this morning!
我今天早上看到銀行賬單時嚇了一跳。
You gave us a real scare (= frightened us) when you fainted, you know.
你知道嗎,你暈倒的時候真把我們嚇壞了。
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)擔憂;人心惶惶
a bomb/health scare
炸彈/健康恐慌
The government are accused of employing scare tactics (= ways of frightening people in order to persuade them to do something).
政府被控使用恐嚇手段。
The press have been publishing scare stories (= newspaper reports which make people feel unnecessarily worried) about the mystery virus.
新聞界一直在發布關於神秘病毒的駭人報道。
Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
(Definition of scare noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “scare” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More