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scare
British English: /skɛː/
American English: /skɛr/

Translation of scare in French:

noun

  • 3 (rumour)
    bruits (mpl) alarmistes
    food scare
    alerte (f) à l'intoxication alimentaire
    bomb/rabies scare
    alerte à la bombe/rage

transitive verb

  • faire peur à, effrayer
    (animal, person)
    to scare somebody into doing something
    forcer quelqu'un à faire quelque chose par intimidation
    to scare somebody out of doing
    empêcher quelqu'un de faire par intimidation
    to scare somebody stiff (informal) ou stupid (informal)
    paralyser quelqu'un de peur

intransitive verb

  • to scare easily
    s'effrayer facilement

Phrasal verbs

scare away

scare off
scare away [something/somebody], scare [something/somebody] away 1.1 (put off)
(burglars, investors, customers)
1.2 (drive away)
(animal, attacker)

scare up

(informal) (American English)
scare up [something], scare [something] up
(informal) (food, money, people)

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