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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.
STAFF at a Huddersfield town centre hair salon put the frighteners on customers on Saturday - but all in a good cause.
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.
Will putting the frighteners on her have the desired effect?
He calls up a couple of his thug chums and instructs them to put the frighteners on his missus.
e other letter puts the frighteners on over the elected mayor for the Teesside region.
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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.
MAAMA MOLITIKA will return to boost the Cardiff Blues today and bid to put the frighteners on the Falcons.