V adv

The 'scare' group

These verbs indicate that someone feels an emotion easily.
This use is productive: any verb which has the pattern V n and indicates that someone is made to feel an emotion, especially fear, can be used with the pattern V adv.
I don't scare easily but I have to say I was terrified.
Mind you, today's parents don't shock as easily as those in the 1970s.
  • frighten
  • scare
  • shock
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