I was scared

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I was scared(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (single occurrence)
a. tuve miedo
I was scared when I saw the ghost at the haunted house.Tuve miedo cuando ví el fantasma en la casa embrujada.
b. me asusté
When my husband jumped out to surprise me, I was so scared that I fell.Cuando mi esposo brincó para sorprenderme, me asusté tanto que me caí.
2. (habitual action)
a. estaba asustado (indicating a temporary state)
As I walked up to the stage to give my speech, I have to admit that I was scared.Cuando subí al escenario para dar mi discurso, debo admitir que estaba asustada.
b. tenía miedo (indicating an inherent characteristic)
When I was little, I was scared of thunder.Cuando era niño, le tenía miedo a los truenos.
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