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fret about someone or something

 and fret over someone or something
to worry about someone or something. Please don't fret about being a few minutes late. There is no need to fret over Larry.
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Fret not!

Inf. Don't worry!; Do not fret about it! Mary: Oh, look at the clock! I'm going to be late for my appointment! Bob: Fret not! I'll drive you. "Fret not!" said Sally. "We're almost there!"
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It has 16 members, aged between 16 and 70, who come from all over the Midlands and will take any fretted instrument, including electric ones.
Ricci, 19, says she, too, fretted about the movie not living up to its hype.
The public has fretted about the cost of care, government has fretted about the cost of care, and, once we invented them, nongovernment third-party payers have fretted about the cost of care.
He pronounces, "Students who obviously do not belong in [the school] setting because they are determined to be antisocial and destructive, and are beyond self-discipline and the capacity to reason, must be swiftly and surgically removed to another type of educational environment, not coddled or fretted over.
Gibson is known worldwide for producing classic models in every major style of fretted instrument, including acoustic and electric guitars, mandolins, and banjos.
Finally, adjust the fifth string until it matches the first string fretted at the fifth fret.
People's top worry was about their health and wellbeing, with 51% saying this was their main concern about getting old, while 17% fretted about being a victim of crime.
The Midlands Fretted Orchestra performed a diverse selection of popular pieces of music at Hall Green Dog Stadium as part of the run up to Birmingham's ArtsFest.
And that dancing baby who taunted Ally as she fretted over her biological clock?
So while businesses welcomed the FLSA overtime changes that went into effect in August 2004, labor unions fretted over workers losing overtime pay.
fretted Adriana Granada, speaking through an interpreter.
Eighth-grader Amber Cavallo, 13, said she chose the Mexico and Belize trip because her mother fretted about her daughter encountering alligators in Costa Rica.
Cohen ended up sleeping on the floor of a hotel with 300 other people while his wife fretted back home.