scare into - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
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.

See also main entry: scare