afraid

ə'freid
adjective
1) (feeling fear or being frightened (of a person, thing etc): The child is not afraid of the dark; She was afraid to go.) temeroso, con miedo
2) (sorry (to have to say that): I'm afraid I don't agree with you.) sentir, lamentar, temer
afraid adj
to be afraid tener miedo
I'm afraid to go out tengo miedo de salir
she's afraid of dogs los perros le dan miedo
to be afraid (that) ... sentir que ... / temerse que ...
I'm afraid he's not here lo siento, pero no está / me temo que no está
afraid
tr[ə'freɪd]
adjective
1 temeroso,-a
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be afraid (frightened) tener miedo 2 (sorry) temer, sentir, lamentar
I'm afraid so/not me temo que sí/no
I'm afraid Mr Gómez is out me temo que el Sr Gómez no está
he's afraid to go to the dentist's le da miedo ir al dentista
I'm afraid that you have cancer lamento decirle que tiene cáncer
afraid [ə'freɪd] adj
1)
to be afraid : tener miedo
2)
to be afraid that : temerse que
I'm afraid not: me temo que no
afraid
adj.
asustado, -a adj.
atemorizado, -a adj.
miedoso, -a adj.
ə'freɪd
adjective (pred)
1) (scared)

to be afraid of somebody/something/-ing: he is afraid of the dark le tiene miedo a la oscuridad; he's afraid of her le tiene miedo; there's nothing to be afraid of no tienes nada que temer; I was afraid of falling tenía miedo de caerme; I'm not afraid of hard work a mí el trabajo no me asusta; to be afraid to + inf: he's afraid to go into the cellar le da miedo entrar en el sótano; never be afraid to ask for help si necesitas ayuda, no tengas miedo de pedirla; to be afraid (that) tener* miedo de que (+ subj); I was afraid you'd be offended — tenía miedo de que te ofendieras

2) (sorry)

to be afraid (that): I'm afraid (that) that won't be possible (me) temo que no va a ser posible; she's not in, I'm afraid lo siento pero no está; is that all? - I'm afraid so ¿eso es todo? - sí, lo siento; I'm afraid not — me temo que no

[ǝ'freɪd]
ADJ
1) (=frightened)

to be afraid — tener miedo

don't be afraid — no tengas miedo

I was afraid that nobody would believe me — tenía miedo de que nadie me creyera, temía que nadie me creyera

I was afraid to ask — me daba miedo preguntar, tenía miedo de preguntar

to be afraid for sb — temer por algn

to be afraid for sb's life — temer por la vida de algn

she suddenly looked afraid — de repente parecía asustada

to be afraid of sth/sb — tener miedo de algo/a algn, temer algo/a algn more frm

they're afraid of you — te tienen miedo

he was afraid of losing his job — tenía miedo de perder su trabajo, temía perder su trabajo more frm

she's afraid of flying — le da miedo volar

I'm afraid of dogs — los perros me dan miedo, les tengo miedo a los perros

you have nothing to be afraid of — no tienes nada que temer

he's not afraid of hard work — el trabajo duro no le asusta

I was afraid of that — me lo temía

- be afraid of one's own shadow
2) (=sorry)

I'm afraid he's out — lo siento, pero no está

it's a bit stuffy in here, I'm afraid — me temo que el aire aquí dentro está muy cargado

I'm afraid not — me temo que no, no, lo siento

I'm afraid so — me temo que sí, sí, lo siento

* * *
[ə'freɪd]
adjective (pred)
1) (scared)

to be afraid of somebody/something/-ing: he is afraid of the dark le tiene miedo a la oscuridad; he's afraid of her le tiene miedo; there's nothing to be afraid of no tienes nada que temer; I was afraid of falling tenía miedo de caerme; I'm not afraid of hard work a mí el trabajo no me asusta; to be afraid to + inf: he's afraid to go into the cellar le da miedo entrar en el sótano; never be afraid to ask for help si necesitas ayuda, no tengas miedo de pedirla; to be afraid (that) tener* miedo de que (+ subj); I was afraid you'd be offended — tenía miedo de que te ofendieras

2) (sorry)

to be afraid (that): I'm afraid (that) that won't be possible (me) temo que no va a ser posible; she's not in, I'm afraid lo siento pero no está; is that all? - I'm afraid so ¿eso es todo? - sí, lo siento; I'm afraid not — me temo que no


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