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To make someone afraid or frightened

frighten

verb

to make someone feel afraid, especially suddenly

alarm

verb

to make someone frightened or worried that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen

scare

verb

to make someone feel frightened or worried

terrify

verb

to make someone very frightened

panic

verb

to make someone feel great fear or worry so that they cannot think clearly or decide what to do

chill

verb

to make someone feel extremely frightened or worried

shake up

to upset or frighten someone by shocking or surprising them

intimidate

verb

to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want

startle

verb

to make a person or animal feel suddenly frightened or surprised by doing something that they do not expect

frighten/scare the wits out of someone

to make someone feel extremely frightened

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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