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terror
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terror(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fear)
a. terror
Las acciones de los extremistas crearon una sensación de terror en la ciudad.The extremists' actions created a sense of terror in the city.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A mi hija le da terror manejar de noche.My daughter's terrified of driving at night
Me da terror tener que ir a ver a la directora.The thought of going to see the principal terrifies me.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
a. terror
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ese chico es el terror de la clase.That boy is the class terror.
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terror
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. terror
de terrorhorror
le da terrorit terrifies her
me da terror pensar en las vacaciones con los niñosI shudder to think what the holidays with the children will be like
esa banda de delincuentes es el terror del pueblothis gang of criminals is terrorizing the village
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terror
terror
película de terror horror film; me da terror pensar que tengo que hablar con él the thought of having to speak to him terrifies me; it terrifies me to think I have to speak to him
terrores nocturnos nightmares
Angustia y ansiedad que producen, entre otras cosas, [terrores nocturnos.] El insomnio, la apnea, la narcolepsia, la [muerte súbita del lactante,] el [síndrome de piernas inquietas,] los [terrores nocturnos,] la enuresis, el hipersomnio menstrual y los trastornos de sueño del anciano son diagnósticos en los que el sueño está implicado directamente. Las [parasomnias] componen el tercer grupo y son eventos que aparecenpor la noche, especialmente en la infancia como los [terrores nocturnos,] el rechinar de dientes, [orinarse en la cama,] [hablar dormido] y el sonambulismo. El cuervo (1957) y Terrores nocturnos 1981) de Alfonso Sastre
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