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miedo / fear
miedo   -noun masculine
1. fear
·miedo a las represalias
·fear of reprisals
·¡qué miedo!
·how scary!
a. [coger] miedo a algo =   to become afraid of something
b. [dar] miedo =   to scare
·me da miedo subir al tejado
·I'masculine scared to go up on the roof
·le daba miedo hacerlo
·he was afraid o scared to do it
·me da miedo dejar solo al niño
·I'masculine frightened to leave the child alone
c. [de] miedo
·una película de miedo
·a horror film
d. [entrar] miedo a somebody, someone
·me entró un miedo terrible
·I suddenly felt terribly scared
e. [meter] miedo a somebody, someone =   to scare o frighten somebody
f. [pasar] miedo
·pasé mucho miedo viendo la película
·I was very scared watching the film
g. [perder] el miedo a algo =   to lose one'noun fear of something
h. [por] miedo a o de algo =   for fear of something
·por miedo a o de quedar en ridículo
·for fear of looking ridiculous
·por miedo de que ...
·for fear that ...
i. [tener] miedo =   to be scared o frightened
·no tengas miedo
·don't be scared o frightened
·tener miedo a o de somebody, someone/algo
·to be afraid of somebody/something
·tengo miedo a morir
·I'masculine afraid of dying
·tenemos miedo a o de que nos ataquen
·we're afraid that they may attack us
·tengo miedo de que le ocurra algo
·I'masculine scared something will happen to him
·tener miedo de o a hacer algo
·to be afraid to do something,   be afraid of doing something
j. meterle el miedo en el cuerpo a somebody, someone   to scare the wits out of somebody,   scare the pants off somebody *
·miedo al público   (theatre)   stage fright
·miedo cerval   great fear
·miedo escénico   stage fright
2. de miedo   *
·es un coche de miedo
·it'noun a fantastic car
·lo pasamos de miedo
·we had a fantastic time
·hace un frío de miedo
·it'noun freezing
·mi madre cocina de miedo
·my mum'noun a fantastic cook
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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