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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)
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