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

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put/get the wind up sb

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to make someone feel worried about their situation
使(某人)變得緊張(或害怕)
Tell them your father's a policeman - that'll put the wind up them!
告訴他們,你爸爸是員警——那會令他們害怕!
Frightening and scaring
Translations of “put/get the wind up sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)变得紧张(或害怕)…
(Definition of put/get the wind up sb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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