German English Dictionary

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erschrecken in English:

1. affright



English word "erschrecken"(affright) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Poems" (Samuel Rogers)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Some Verses" (Helen Hay)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Over Here" (Edgar A. Gu...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Zula" (H. Esselstyn Lin...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Song-Surf" (Cale Young ...

2. startle


The sound startled me.
a sudden sound in the doorway startled her
Sorry, I didn’t mean to startle you.
He was startled by the explosion
She looked up, startled at the change in his voice.
She was concentrating on her book and his voice startled her. The noise of the car startled the birds and the whole flock flew up into the air. Her article on diet startled many people into changing their eating habits.
If your companions suddenly startle and fly away, it...

English word "erschrecken"(startle) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Editha's Burglar A Stor...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Christmas Fairy and...
Sabrina English

3. scare


If I wanted to scare you, I would tell you what I dreamt about a few weeks ago.
Spiders scare me.
By the summer of 1920, the Red Scare was over.
Security at the airport has been stepped up since the bomb scare.
She managed to scare off her attacker by screaming loudly.
Don't make any noise or you'll scare the birds away.
Don't scare me like that!
Don't scare me, she screamed as he came up behind her.
When I was little, I wanted to have a pet brown bear to scare my neighbors.
Oh, what a scare!
The explosion in the shopping centre caused a scare.
Sorry, I didn't mean to scare you
Do you scare easily?
The big dog ran into the park and scared the little children who were playing there.
I was given a scare by a doctor I interviewed for the TV program who warned me not to rest easy just because I had no allergic symptoms at the moment.

English word "erschrecken"(scare) occurs in sets:

Everything negative