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fright /frait/
  • danh từ
    • sự hoảng sợ
    • (thông tục) người xấu xí kinh khủng; quỷ dạ xoa; người ăn mặc xấu xí; vật xấu xí kinh khủng
    • ngoại động từ
      • (thơ ca) (như) frighten
    Concise Dictionary
    +an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    +cause fear in
    Thesaurus 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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 fear


    take | be shaking/trembling with | die of
    (informal) He almost died of fright when the fish jumped out of the water.


    in ~
    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


    get, have
    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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