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    #1

    to be scared of sb/to be scared for sb

    Are these sentences correct and do they mean the same?


    "She's scared of him"

    "She's scared for him"

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    Re: to be scared of sb/to be scared for sb

    They are both correct but they have different meanings. Can you try to work out what the difference is?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: to be scared of sb/to be scared for sb

    "She's scared of him" we use for example when we say about somebody who we don't like, who is angry, terrible ect.

    "She's scared for him" = "She depends on him" we use for example we say about somebody who we like, is good, we depend on him

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    Re: to be scared of sb/to be scared for sb

    The first is about somebody who may do you harm.
    The second is about worrying about something bad that may happen to somebody you care about.

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