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lest / para que no
 
lest   [lest]   -conjunction   formal usage or literary
1. (=in order to prevent)   para que no + subjunctive
·lest we forget
·para que no nos olvidemos,   no sea que nos olvidemos
·lest he catch me unprepared
para que no me coja or Latin America agarre desprevenido
2. (=in case)
·I feared lest he should fall
·temía que fuera a caerse
·I didn't do it lest somebody should object
·no lo hice por miedo a que alguien pusiera peros
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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