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shy away / asustarse
 
shy away   shy   1   -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (literally)
[horse]   asustarse,   espantarse
[person]   asustarse
2. (figurative)
·to shy away [from] something
·huir or rehuir de algo
·to shy away from doing something
·tener miedo a hacer algo
 
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