fear for (someone or something)

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fear for (someone or something)

To be concerned or worried about someone or something. I just fear for you going out all alone so late at night. The sight of my boys with a ball in the house makes me fear for all of our valuables!
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fear for someone or something

to be afraid for the safety of someone or something; to worry about someone or something. I fear for Tom. He has gone to a very dangerous place. I don't want to go down that rocky trail. I fear for my car.
See also: fear, for
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"Never you fear for us; possession is our nine points.
"But there's nothing to fear for us and we'll play to our own strengths - and hopefully give them something to think about."
"The fear for us is that if we do slip up in Cardiff, England are likely to rebound and go very hard at Scotland - but I think Scotland will also rebound.
If we don't, then I fear for us in the second leg, I really do.
"We're in there and we've every chance and there's no fear for us there - we'll just go and give a good account of ourselves and you never know."
Seafood holds the biggest fear for us. Oysters turn off 34.7% while 34.5% cannot face fish with heads on.
Both Hibs and Rangers will fancy themselves in the replay and Ibrox doesn't hold the fear for us that it used to, so I still think we have a great chance to progress and maybe lift this piece of silverware that is so sought after - especially down Leith way.
Of course, we were disappointed with the way the final went in May but going to the RDS doesn't hold any fear for us. When we turn up and play well, we are capable of beating any team we face.
Petrov added: "I fear for us in the Champions League with performances like this.