Meaning of “tremble to think” in the English Dictionary

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"tremble to think" in British English

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tremble to think

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If you say that you tremble to think about a possible future event, you are worried or frightened about it:

I tremble to think what will happen when he finds out.

(Definition of “tremble to think” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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