frighten out of

phrasal verb

frightened out of; frightening out of; frightens out of
: to keep (someone) from (doing something) because of fear
Bad economic news has frightened people out of putting their money in the stock market.

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“Frighten out of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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