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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “frighten”

frighten

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈfraɪ.tən/
to make someone feel fear
使害怕,使受惊
He frightens me when he drives so fast.
他开车这么快,我很害怕。
You'll frighten the baby wearing that mask.
你戴那个面具会吓着宝宝的。
The noise frightened me to death/out of my wits (= gave me a severe fright).
那声音吓得我要死/不知所措。
Frightening and scaring
(Definition of frighten from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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