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verb scare pronunciation in British English /skeə(r)/
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present tense
present participlescaring
past tensescared
past participlescared
  1. [transitive] to make someone feel frightened or worried
    I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to scare you.
    scare the life/daylights out of someone (=scare someone very much): What are you doing in there? You scared the life out of me.
    scare someone to death (=scare someone very much): The way he drives scares me to death.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] to become frightened or worried
      Cats scare very easily.


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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