Definition of take fright in English:
Suddenly become frightened or panicked.
- The horses pulling the carriage suddenly took fright for no apparent reason, snapped the traces and bolted off, startling both the hosts and their guest of honour.
- Suddenly his horse took fright, and he was carried with dreadful rapidity through the entangled forest.
- If investors take fright, stocks could fall below their current levels, they said.
Definition of take fright in:
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