Phrasal Verb: Frighten off

Frighten off

Meaning: Scare someone so much that they go away

Example: The dog FRIGHTENED the burglars OFF.

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Frighten off

Meaning: Scare or worry someone enough to stop them doing something they had planned

Example: The crash in share prices FRIGHTENED investors OFF.

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