French translation of 'scared'
effrayé(e)to be scared
⇒ Don't be scared.
N'aie pas peur.
⇒ I was scared stiff.(informal) (informal)
J'avais une peur bleue.to be scared of sb/sth
avoir peur de qn/qch
⇒ Are you scared of him?
Est-ce que tu as peur de lui?to be scared to do sth
avoir peur de faire qchto be scared of doing sth
avoir peur de faire qch
Example Sentences Including 'scared'
The doctor asked if they'd put the nausea suppressant in and the nurses, wide-eyed and as scared as me, nodded.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
The generals were scared ; they feared losing their jobs, their income, their prestige.CHAMELEON (2002)
It scared her, not in shivers of panic, they were surface qualms.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Trends of 'scared'
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- (= frightening experience)
⇒ You gave me quite a scare!
Tu m'as fait une de ces peurs!
- (= public panic)
vague f de paniquea food scare
une vague de panique concernant l'hygiène alimentairea bomb scaresee also health scare
une alerte à la bombe
faire peur à
⇒ He scares me.
Il me fait peur.to scare sb stiff (informal)
faire une peur bleue à qn
Example Sentences Including 'scare'
It was to threaten to, perhaps - to scare your father out of his wits.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
You were getting a bit nosey so I thought a little scare job was in order.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Maybe David had tried to convince himself that Nick had just tried to scare them, or maybe he was trying to stop them.LOST SUMMER (2002)
'scared' in Other Languages
- Arabic: خائِف
- Brazilian Portuguese: assustado assustada
- Chinese: 害怕的
- Croatian: uplašen uplašena
- Czech: vylekaný
- Danish: bange
- Dutch: bang
- European Spanish: asustado asustadamiedo
- Finnish: peloissaan
- French: effrayé
- German: verängstigt
- Greek: τρομαγμένος τρομαγμένη
- Italian: spaventato spaventata
- Japanese: 怖がった
- Korean: 겁먹은
- Norwegian: skremt
- Polish: przestraszony przestraszona
- Portuguese: assustado assustada
- Romanian: speriat speriat, speriată, speriați, speriate
- Russian: напуганный напуганная
- Spanish: asustado asustada
- Swedish: rädd
- Thai: ที่น่ากลัว
- Turkish: korkmuş
- Ukrainian: переляканий
- Vietnamese: sợ hãi
Translation of scared from the Collins English to French Dictionary