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    #1

    to be scared of tell/ to be scared to tell

    Hi,
    Are the sentences below correct? And do they mean the same?

    1. I'm scared of telling her what really happened.
    2. I'm scared to tell her what really happened.

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    #2

    Re: to be scared of tell/ to be scared to tell

    Yes and yes.

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    Re: to be scared of tell/ to be scared to tell

    And are the sentences:

    1. I'm scared to telling her what really happened.
    2. I'm scared of tell her what really happened.

    correct?





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    #4

    Re: to be scared of tell/ to be scared to tell

    No, they are both incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: to be scared of tell/ to be scared to tell

    I thought the same too, thanks.

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    #6

    Re: to be scared of tell/ to be scared to tell

    Quote Originally Posted by kompstar View Post
    Hi,
    Are the sentences below correct? And do they mean the same?

    1. I'm scared of telling her what really happened.
    2. I'm scared to tell her what really happened.

    I think the second one is more natural. For example:

    I'm scared to tell her what really happened. I'm afraid she'll get really mad.

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