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Scared & Afraid & Frighten - Commonly Confused Words In English




Afraid & Scared - means scared, concern, worried & feeling unsure

  • I am afraid/scared of dogs.
  • Why are you afraid/scared?
  • My dogs are not afraid/scared of cats.
  • Are you afraid/scared of the water?

Frightened - afraid or nervous

  • That noise frightened me.
  • We are to frightened to speak out.
  • The donkey helped me when I was frighted.
  • Don't frighten my donkey!!!!!

Tip:Frightened can be used as a verb or an adjective.



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