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

Translation of scare in German:


  • 1 (sensation of fear)
    Schreck[en] Mask.
    give somebody a scare
    jemandem einen Schreck[en] einjagen
    I had/it gave me a [nasty] scare
    ich bekam einen [bösen] Schrecken

transitive verb

  • 1
    (frighten) Angst machen + Dat.
    (startle) erschrecken
    he/hard work/your threat doesn't scare me
    ich habe keine Angst vor ihm/harter Arbeit/deiner Drohung
    scare somebody into doing something
    jemanden dazu bringen, etwas [aus Angst] zu tun
    scare somebody out of his mind or skin or wits [figurative], scare somebody rigid or silly or stiff [figurative], scare the wits or [vulgar] the shit out of somebody [figurative]
    jemandem eine wahnsinnige Angst einjagen [informal] (startle) jemanden zu Tode erschrecken
    horror films scare the pants off me [informal]
    bei Horrorfilmen habe ich immer eine wahnsinnige Angst [informal]

intransitive verb

  • erschrecken (at bei)
    scheuen (at vor) + Dat.
    scare easily
    sich leicht erschrecken lassen

Phrasal verbs

scare away

transitive verb

scare off

transitive verb

scare out

scare up
transitive verb (American English) (Hunting) [figurative]
aufstöbern (Wild, Gegenstand)
auftreiben [informal] (etwas zu essen, Informationen)

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