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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscare away
he/she/itscares away
present participlescaring away
past tensescared away
past participlescared away

or scare off

  1. 2
    to make someone so frightened that they run away
    The attacker was scared away when the woman started to scream.
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