The children were scared of the possibility of calling their parents.
To tell you the truth, I am scared of heights. "You are a coward!"
A loud noise in the night scared him.
If you get scared during the night, just turn on your light.
When the breaker tripped and it became pitch black, the baby got scared and started crying.
Since children are more scared than amused by clowns, I wonder if some comedy trope of ours will become horror fodder in 100 years.
It's also scary when the lightning strikes across the sky, but what's really scary is the sound. Once, my house was struck by lightning and since then I've become even more scared.
My friend gave a me typical reaction after I scared him.
I, Stallone, am not such as to be scared simply of being the guinea pig for some test.
The phlebotomist scared herself by practicing her craft on a balloon.
You scared me! Don't sneak upon me from behind!
Hiromi decided to risk bungee-jumping, even though he was scared.
1. I'm certainly not scared of him. / I was too scared to move. / Why are you so scared? / 2. I was scared that I might be sick.
If you are scared by global warming, wait until we learn about local warming.