frighten (one) in

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frighten (one) in

To scare or intimidate one into entering some place or thing. Ultimately, I had to frighten the dog in because we were already running late, and she wasn't listening to any of my commands. Frighten the children in, do you whatever you have to do—just get them inside before this storm hits.
See also: frighten
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