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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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