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scare into

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyscare into
he/she/itscares into
present participlescaring into
past tensescared into
past participlescared into
  1. scare someone into something to make someone feel so worried or frightened that they do something
    scare someone into doing something:

    Many people have been scared into buying organic food.

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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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