Significado de “fright” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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frightnoun [ S or U ]

uk /fraɪt/ us /fraɪt/

C1 the feeling of fear, especially if felt suddenly, or an experience of fear that happens suddenly:

I lay in bed shaking with fright.
You gave her such a fright turning the lights out like that.
You gave me the fright of my life (= a very severe fright), jumping out of the shadows like that!
take fright

UK to feel fear:

Our dog took fright at the noise of the fireworks and ran indoors.

Más ejemplos

  • The sheep ran off in fright, bleating loudly.
  • She let out a squeak of fright at the sight of the spider.
  • I got such a fright when he flung open the door that I dropped my glass.
  • With my bad heart, I should avoid nasty frights like that.
  • We had an awful fright, I can tell you, but thank goodness we're safe now.

Modismos

(Definición de fright del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

fright en inglés americano

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frightnoun [ C/U ]

us /frɑɪt/

the feeling of fear, esp. if felt suddenly, or an experience of fear which happens suddenly:

[ U ] When the rescue team reached him, he was shaking with fright.
[ C usually sing ] You gave her a fright turning the lights out like that.

(Definición de fright del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)