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Definition of scare off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

scare off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

scare off somebody

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scare away somebody

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scare somebody off

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scare somebody away

 
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 to make somebody go away by frightening them They managed to scare the bears away.
to make somebody afraid of or nervous about doing something, especially without intending to Rising prices are scaring customers off.
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