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    afraid of or afraid by

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

    can we use afraid by ?

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    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.

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