for fear


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The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • For fear — Fear Fear, n. [OE. fer, feer, fere, AS. f[=ae]r a coming suddenly upon, fear, danger; akin to D. vaar, OHG. f[=a]ra danger, G. gefahr, Icel. f[=a]r harm, mischief, plague, and to E. fare, peril. See {Fare}.] 1. A painful emotion or passion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • for fear of — In order to avoid • • • Main Entry: ↑fear * * * for fear of (or that) to avoid the risk of (or that) no one dared refuse the order for fear of losing their job …   Useful english dictionary

  • for fear — Because of fear. * /He left an hour early for fear of missing his train./ * /She worried for fear that the child would be hurt./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for fear — Because of fear. * /He left an hour early for fear of missing his train./ * /She worried for fear that the child would be hurt./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for\ fear — Because of fear. He left an hour early for fear of missing his train. She worried for fear that the child would be hurt …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for fear — phrasal : by reason of an apprehension lest worried for fear the child will hurt himself * * * for fear In case, lest • • • Main Entry: ↑fear …   Useful english dictionary

  • for fear of — {adv. phr.} Because of being afraid of something; on account of being scared. * /Dave refuses to go to Europe for fear of an airplane crash and for fear of a shipwreck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for fear of — {adv. phr.} Because of being afraid of something; on account of being scared. * /Dave refuses to go to Europe for fear of an airplane crash and for fear of a shipwreck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for\ fear\ of — adv. phr. Because of being afraid of something; on account of being scared. Dave refuses to go to Europe for fear of an airplane crash and for fear of a shipwreck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for fear of — due to fright of, due to terror of, in apprehension of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • for fear of something doing something — for fear of sth/of doing sth | for fear (that)… idiom to avoid the danger of sth happening • We spoke quietly for fear of waking the guards. • I had to run away for fear (that) he might one day kill me. Main entry: ↑fear …   Useful english dictionary

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