Harry：Do you want to hear something spooky? I met my uncle yesterday.
Sally：Big deal! That’s not very scary. Next you’ll tell me he’s dead.
Harry：He died? ten years ago.
Sally：Stop playing around. You know, I get scared when you start talking like this.
Harry：You big coward! I’m just joking.
Sally：You know, I get spooked from ghost stories and scary movies. The scary movies made my hair stand on end, and keep me awake at night.
Harry：Actually, I wasn’t completely joking. I saw him in a dream last night.
Sally：Maybe you just miss him.
Harry：Yeah, he was a great uncle, very kind to me, when he was alive?.
我害怕蛇。I’m afraid of snakes.
★ snake [sneik] n. 蛇
我害怕置身于狭小的空间里。I have a fear of being in small places.
★ fear [fiE] n. 害怕，恐惧
你吓坏我了。You scared me.
= You frightened me.
○ You scared me to death. 你把我吓死了。
★ scare [skZE] v. 惊吓，使受吓
★ frighten [5fraitn] v. 使惊吓
★ death [deW] n. 死亡
That horror movie made my hair stand on end.
● horror movie“恐怖电影”
● make one’s hair stand on end“使某人吓得头发都竖起来了”
We were horror-stricken when we saw the accident.
★ horror-stricken [5hCrE7strikEn] a. 吓坏的（= horrow-struck）
我都吓傻了。I was scared silly.
○ I get scared. 我害怕了。
○ I almost lost it.
吓得我不寒而栗。My blood ran cold.
★ blood [blQd] n. 血