English version

scare somebody into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscare somebody into something phrasal verbFRIGHTENEDto make someone do something by frightening them or threatening themscare somebody into doing something You can’t scare me into telling you anything. scare→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
scare somebody into doing somethingPictures of diseased lungs scared me into quitting smoking.
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Verb table
scare
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscare
he, she, itscares
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscared
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scared
he, she, ithas scared
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scared
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scare
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scared
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam scaring
he, she, itis scaring
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you, we, theyare scaring
Past
I, he, she, itwas scaring
you, we, theywere scaring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scaring
he, she, ithas been scaring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scaring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scaring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scaring
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