frighteners


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frighteners

[ˈfraɪtnəz] NPL to put the frighteners on sbmeter a algn miedo en el cuerpo, ponérselos de corbata a algn

frighteners

pl (Brit inf) to put the frighteners on somebodyjdm einen Schreck einjagen
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EVE Muirhead has put the frighteners on her curling rivals after opening her Pyeongchang campaign with a crushing 10-3 victory over the Olympic Athletes from Russia.
And when he's not putting the frighteners on teenage girls, the increasingly unhinged Max also finds time to give Ian a sinister warning.
That came after Muir put the Turn to Page 42 From Back Page frighteners on her rivals by controlling the pace early on.
When David stumbles in on Lauren bullying his niece, Bethany, he seizes the chance to put the frighteners on the schoolgirl.
I can't believe how much certain folk high up in the Labour Party are trying to put the frighteners on people about Jeremy Corbyn.
Then the largely conservative press and TV will gently put the frighteners of this "Red Menace" or cleverer still, convey him as some form of buffoon as they did with Michael Foot so many years ago and the smug Conservative Party, already trampling over ordinary people's aspirations, will march on dangerously unopposed for many years as Labour, the only party that historically has gained any real workers' rights, writhes in the wilderness.
Will putting the frighteners on her have the desired effect?
calls up a couple of his thuggy chums and instructs them to put the frighteners on his missus.
EMMERDALE ITV 7pm and 8pm David tries to put the frighteners on Lachlan.
Was he under a stone when Ukip polled most votes in May 2014, or when Ukip won Rochester and Strood, or when Ukip won Clacton, or came second at Eastleigh, or came close to winning Middleton, or put the frighteners on Lib Lab Con at just about every election in the last five years?
IF YOU are looking for a new cocktail to put the frighteners on your friends this Halloween, Smirnoff have got just the thing.
Bookmakers, left battered and bruised by the results from matchday one, are now left fearing another horror story as eight odds-on favourites bid to put the frighteners on the reeling layers.

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