Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Unregistered
    Guest
    #1

    afraid of or afraid by

    he was shocked and afraid by his enemy's victory
    is it correct sentence ?

    can we use afraid by ?

  2. Mister Micawber's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Sep 2004
    • Posts: 1,855
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: afraid of or afraid by

    No. 'Frightened by'--

    'He was shocked and frightened by his enemy's victory.'

    There are three similar choices:

    I'm afraid of cats.
    I'm frightened by cats.
    I fear cats.

Similar Threads

  1. afraid to do vs afraid of doing
    By vakhoia in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 16-Jul-2004, 17:02

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •