English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fright /frait/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (thông tục) người xấu xí kinh khủng; quỷ dạ xoa; người ăn mặc xấu xí; vật xấu xí kinh khủng
+an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
+cause fear in
Advanced English Dictionary
1 fear, alarm, terror, dread, horror, panic, trepidation, dismay, consternation, apprehension, Colloq (blue) funk:
He almost dies of fright at the sight of blood.
2 scare, shock:
Here, sip this brandy; you've had a terrible fright.
3 spectre, monster, eyesore, Colloq sight, mess:
He looked a perfect fright when I saw him after the accident.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] a feeling of fear: to cry out in fright + He was shaking with fright.
See also - STAGE FRIGHT
2 [C] an experience that makes you feel fear: You gave me a fright jumping out at me like that. + I got the fright of my life.
Idioms: look a fright (old-fashioned, BrE) to look ugly or ridiculous
take fright (at sth) (written) to be frightened by sth: The birds took fright and flew off. + Investors took fright at the falling market.
VERB + FRIGHT
take | be shaking/trembling with | die of
(informal) He almost died of fright when the fish jumped out of the water.
She cried out in fright.
| with ~
They were paralysed with fright.
| ~ at
The birds took fright at the sight of the cat and flew off.
2 sudden feeling of fear
awful, bad, dreadful, nasty, terrible
VERB + FRIGHT
Emma got such a fright that she dropped the tray. I had a terrible fright this morning when I saw you there.
| give sb
a bit of a fright, the fright of your life
You gave me the fright of my life, jumping out like that!
| quite a fright
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