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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “put/get the wind up sb”

put/get the wind up sb

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to make someone feel worried about their situation
使(某人)变得紧张(或害怕)
Tell them your father's a policeman - that'll put the wind up them!
告诉他们你爸爸是警察——那会让他们感到害怕的!
Frightening and scaring
(Definition of put/get the wind up sb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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