transitive verb
1. (to cause fear) 
a. to frighten 
El perro asustó a los niños.The dog frightened the children.
b. to scare 
Enciende una vela para asustar a los demonios.Light a candle to scare the demons.
2. (to alarm) 
a. to startle 
Un grito espeluznante la asustó mientras dormía.A bloodcurdling scream startled her awake.
pronominal verb
3. (to experience fear) 
a. to get frightened 
Nos asustamos muchísimo con la explosión de la bomba.We got terribly frightened when the bomb went off.
b. to be frightened 
¡No te asustes! Son solo truenos.Don't be frightened! It's just thunder.
4. (to experience concern) 
a. to get worried 
Me asusté cuando me di cuenta de que era tarde y María todavía no había llegado.I got worried when I realized that it was late, and María had not arrived yet.
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to frighten, to scare 
¡me has asustado!you gave me a fright!
me asusta pensar que pueda tener razónthe scary thing is she may be right
pronominal verb
2. (tener miedo) 
a. to be frightened 
me asusté al verloI got a shock when I saw him
3. (preocuparse) 
a. to get worried 
no te asustes, seguro que no le ha pasado nada gravedon't get worried, I'm sure nothing bad has happened to him
transitive verb
(causar miedo a) to frighten; scare; (espantar) to alarm; startle;
pronominal verb
asustarse to be frightened; get scared
asustarse de algo to be frightened by sth; get alarmed about sth; ¡no te asustes! don't be alarmed!; asustarse de hacer algo to be afraid o scared o frightened to do sth
Verb Conjugations for asustar
Gerund: asustando
Participle: asustado
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