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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
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 Polish przestraszyć, przerażać…
(Definition of frighten from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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