freak out

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This page is about the phrasal verb freak out.

Meaning: If someone freaks out, they get very scared or upset by something.

For example:

  • freak out When I saw a snake while I was having a shower, I freaked out and ran from the bathroom completely naked.

  • freak out After smoking some marijuana, Harry started freaking out when he thought everyone was laughing at him.

Quick Quiz:

Jenny freaks out whenever she gets near a chicken. She thinks they're

a. really cute

b. really scary

c. really funny

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