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Meaning of “frighten” - Learner’s Dictionary

frighten

verb [T]     /ˈfraɪtən/
B2 to make someone afraid or nervous: It frightens me when he drives so fast. →  See also scare/frighten the (living) daylights out of sb , scare/frighten sb out of their wits Frightening and scaring
Translations of “frighten”
in Korean 놀라게하다…
in Arabic يُخيف…
in Portuguese assustar…
in Catalan espantar…
in Japanese (人)を怖がらせる…
in Italian spaventare, impaurire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使害怕,使受驚…
in Russian пугать…
in Turkish korkutmak, ürkütmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使害怕,使受惊…
in Polish przestraszyć, przerażać…
(Definition of frighten from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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