VERBS be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get I got quite frigntened when he lost his temper. | remain
ADV. badly, desperately, extremely, genuinely, really, terribly, very | thoroughly | almost | a bit, a little, pretty, quite, rather | suddenly | physically I felt frightened, physically frightened.
PREP. about I was nervous and frightened about the future. | at Simon was badly frightened at the result of his action. | by Most of us are frightened by our emotions. | of I'm rather frightened of dogs.
PHRASES frightened out of your wits, frightened to death (both informal) She was frightened to death when she saw her small daughter on the edge of the cliff.