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peter123

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Hi there,
What is the difference between 'be afraid of' and 'be scared of' in meaning in the following examples?

1. I am afraid of flying.
2. I am scared of flying.

Thanks in advance.

Pete
 

MegaEriable

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They're almost the same.

At least in such example which you've given, they both seem same to me.
 

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They're almost the same.

At least in such example which you've given, they both seem same to me.
:up:
But scared and afraid are not always interchangeable, a person could be scared by something but not afraid by something.
 
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