He's scared of spiders.
I was scared (= very worried) (that) you might not be there.
- Annette's scared of flying.
- I get scared on my own at night.
- Don't be scared - he won't bite!
- I'll ask her for the money - I'm not scared of her.
- I couldn't speak to her - I was too scared.
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