put the fear of God into someone

put the fear of God into someone
put the fear of God into (someone) to frighten someone very much.

There's no question that this wrestler puts the fear of God into his opponents.


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  • put the fear of God into someone — informal phrase to make someone feel very frightened Thesaurus: to make someone afraid or frightenedsynonym Main entry: fear …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the fear of God into — (someone) to frighten someone very much. There s no question that this wrestler puts the fear of God into his opponents …   New idioms dictionary

  • put the fear of God in someone — put the fear of God in (or into) someone cause someone to be very frightened …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the fear of God into someone — informal to make someone feel very frightened …   English dictionary

  • put the fear of God in (or into) someone — make someone very frightened. → fear …   English new terms dictionary

  • god — [[t]gɒ̱d[/t]] ♦♦ gods 1) N PROPER The name God is given to the spirit or being who is worshipped as the creator and ruler of the world, especially by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. He believes in God... God bless you. 2) CONVENTION (emphasis)… …   English dictionary

  • fear — fear1 [ fır ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the feeling you have when you are frightened: Edward knew it was dangerous, but he felt no fear. fear of: She eventually managed to overcome her fear of the dark. live in fear (of) (=be afraid all the time):… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fear */*/*/ — I UK [fɪə(r)] / US [fɪr] noun Word forms fear : singular fear plural fears 1) [uncountable] the feeling that you have when you are frightened Edward knew it was dangerous, but he felt no fear. fear of: She eventually managed to overcome her fear… …   English dictionary

  • fear — fear1 W1S3 [fıə US fır] n [: Old English; Origin: fAr sudden danger ] 1.) [U and C] the feeling you get when you are afraid or worried that something bad is going to happen ▪ The boy s eyes were full of fear. fear of ▪ a fear of flying ▪ There… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fear — 1 noun (C, U) 1 an unpleasant feeling of being frightened or worried that something bad is going to happen: The boy s eyes were full of fear. | McCarthy exploited deep seated fears about communism among the American people. (+ of): fear of flying …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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