From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishafraid for somebody/somethingafraid for somebody/somethingworried that something bad may happen to a particular person or thing 🔊 Her father looked ill and she was suddenly afraid for him. 🔊 Many of us were afraid for our jobs. →afraid
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afraid for somebody/something• Louise said Harry made her afraid for her personalsafety around the house.