14/10/16 Idioms and Expressions with  Fear’ | ‘Frighten’ | ‘Scare’

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fear no colors

To be brave in a dangerous situation. “Colors” has a military connotation, although the phrase can be used more broadly than that.
Example:
I can handle this situation, I swear—I fear no colors.

never fear

do not worry; have confidence.
Examples:
I’ll be there on time—never fear.
I’ll help you, never fear.

fear the worst

to feel sure that what was least wanted has happened or will happen.
Example:
When the doctor called, she feared the worst.

frighten/scare somebody to death

to make someone feel very frightened
Example:
David suddenly appeared in the doorway and scared me to death.

scare the hell out of someone

tv. to frighten someone badly. (Use caution with hell.)
Example:
The door blew shut and scared the hell out of me.