English version

fright

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrightfright /fraΙͺt/ ●●○ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [singular, uncountable]FRIGHTENED a sudden feeling of fear πŸ”Š You gave me such a fright creeping up on me like that!get/have a fright πŸ”Š I got an awful fright when I realised how much money I owed.with fright πŸ”Š He was shaking with fright.in fright πŸ”Š Several of the children cried out in fright.β–Ί see thesaurus at fear2 β†’ take fright3 β†’ look a fright β†’ stage fright
Examples from the Corpus
frightβ€’ She was a fright last night at the Paradise Garage.β€’ I knew that I was dead from fright and would be beaten afterward for clumsiness.β€’ And did they never die of fright?β€’ The Princess was given a serious fright.β€’ Men had died because an untrained horse had taken fright at the sound of musketry.β€’ Darren was pale with fright.gave ... a frightβ€’ It gave me a fright, I don't mind telling you.β€’ You gave us such a fright.
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