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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It may be Hallowe'en tonight but if someone is putting the frighteners on you, you can trust The Ferret, to take your problem seriously.
The star of the new ABC sitcom ``Spin City'' said he was filming a movie in New Zealand, ``The Frighteners,'' when he decided to come back to TV.
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THE FRIGHTENERS has little to recommend it apart from some very snazzy supernatural special effects.
During his tenure at Universal he has worked on such films as "The River Wild," starring Meryl Streep; "The Frighteners," directed by Peter Jackson with Robert Zemeckis serving as executive producer, which opens July 19; the forthcoming "Daylight" with Sylvester Stallone, and "Dante's Peak," starring Pierce Brosnan and Linda Hamilton and currently filming on location in Wallace, Idaho.
It would certainly put the frighteners on the scum who deal in such crime and I would be only too willing to pull the lever.
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Directed and co-written by little known Scott Derrickson, there's the odd flash of the frighteners (one classroom face is especially good) and a certain J.
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The two-ton miniature engine was taken from a Lanarkshire garden centre to put the frighteners on owner Jim Warnock.
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