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  • put the wind up — put (or have) the wind up Brit., informal alarm or frighten (or be alarmed or frightened) he was trying to put the wind up him with stories of how hard teaching was * * * put the wind up (someone) Brit informal : to make (someone) afraid or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the wind up — ► put the wind up Brit. informal alarm or frighten. Main Entry: ↑wind …   English terms dictionary

  • put the wind up — get/put the wind up (someone) British & Australian, informal to make someone feel anxious about their situation. Say you ll take him to court if he doesn t pay up that should put the wind up him …   New idioms dictionary

  • Put the wind up ya! — to frighten someone or to intimidate …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • put the wind up ya! — Australian Slang to frighten someone or to intimidate …   English dialects glossary

  • put the wind up — scare, frighten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put the wind up —  Frighten …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • put the wind up somebody — put the ˈwind up sb idiom (BrE, informal) to make sb frightened • Tell him that the police have been informed that ll put the wind up him. Main entry: ↑windidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the wind up someone — (Brit. informal) SCARE, frighten, make afraid, make nervous, throw into a panic, alarm. → wind * * * put the wind up someone (informal) To make someone apprehensive or agitated • • • Main Entry: ↑wind * * * put the wind up someone informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the wind up someone — get/put the wind up (someone) British & Australian, informal to make someone feel anxious about their situation. Say you ll take him to court if he doesn t pay up that should put the wind up him …   New idioms dictionary

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