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scare sb into doing sth

phrasal verb with scare uk   /skeər/  us   /sker/ verb [I or T]
to persuade someone to do something by frightening them: The two boys scared the old man into handing over his wallet.
Translations of “scare sb into doing sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 脅迫(某人)做……
in Chinese (Simplified) 胁迫(某人)做……
(Definition of scare sb into doing sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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