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What's "Freak out?"

I heard this sentence in Friends films.

"I want to freak you out."

What does "freak out" mean?

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    It means "I don't want to scare you" and "freak out" usually implies something weird/unusual, something you're usually not prepared for and you don't want other people to worry too much. Not necessarily scary, but unusual, i.e.
    I don't want to freak you out guys, but I have 3 arms.
    Don't freak out, please, but we've got a rat in our fridge.

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