temer

 
temer
transitive verb
1. (to dread) 
a. to fear 
"Yo no le temo a la muerte," dijo el temerario motociclista."I don't fear death," said the daredevil motorcyclist.
"No hay nada que temer," dijo el mago."There's nothing to fear," said the magician.
Mi hermanito le teme a la oscuridad porque cree en los fantasmas.My little brother is afraid of the dark because he believes in ghosts.
2. (to suspect) 
Temo que vas a tener que hacer otro pastel. Este se quemóI'm afraid you'll have to make a new cake. This one is burnt.
intransitive verb
3. (to dread) 
No temas, hijo. Solo fue una pesadilla.Don't be afraid, son. It was just a nightmare.
temerse
pronominal verb
4. (to regret) 
Me temo que no puedes entrar.I'm afraid you can't come in.
b. to fear 
Me temo que tiene razón sobre el resultado del partido.I fear he is right about the score of the game.
temer
transitive verb
1. (tener miedo de) 
a. to fear, to be afraid of 
yo no te temoI'm not afraid of you
temo herir sus sentimientosI'm afraid of hurting her feelings
2. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
cuando se pone a hablar le temomy heart sinks whenever he opens his mouth
3. (sospechar) 
a. to fear 
intransitive verb
4. (general) 
a. to be afraid 
no temasdon't worry
le teme mucho al fuegoshe's very afraid of fire
temer porto fear for
temerse
pronominal verb
5. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
temerse que…to be afraid that…, to fear that…
me temo que no vendráI'm afraid she won't come
temerse lo peorto fear the worst
temer
transitive verb
[+persona, castigo, consecuencias] to be afraid of; fear
teme al profesor he's afraid o frightened of the teacher; temer a Dios to fear God; temer hacer algo to be afraid of doing sth; temo ofenderles I'm afraid of offending them; temer que to be afraid (that); fear (that); teme que no vaya a volver she's afraid o she fears (that) he might not come back
intransitive verb
to be afraid
no temas don't be afraid; temer por algo to fear for sth; temer por la seguridad de algn to fear for sb's safety; el equipo de rescate temía por nuestras vidas the rescue team feared for our lives
pronominal verb
temerse
temerse algo: ya me lo temía, es el carburador it's the carburettor, I thought as much o I was afraid it might be; —ha empezado a llover —me lo temía "it has started raining" — "I was afraid it would"; —no podré venir —me lo estaba temiendo "I won't be able to come" — "I was afraid you wouldn't"; se temen lo peor they fear the worst; temerse que to be afraid (that); mucho me temo que ya no lo encontrarás I'm very much afraid (that) you won't find it now; I very much suspect (that) you won't find it now; me temo que no I'm afraid not
Phrases with "temer"
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temer que
to be afraid that
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Verb Conjugations for temer
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
temo
temí
temía
temería
temeré
temes
temiste
temías
temerías
temerás
él/ella/Ud.
teme
temió
temía
temería
temerá
nosotros
tememos
temimos
temíamos
temeríamos
temeremos
vosotros
teméis
temisteis
temíais
temeríais
temeréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
temen
temieron
temían
temerían
temerán
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