estaba asustado

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estaba asustado
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (masculine) (first person singular)
a. I was scared
Debo reconocer que estaba asustado porque nunca había visto una tormenta así, con unos truenos tan fuertes.I must admit that I was scared because I'd never seen a storm like that, with such loud thunder.
b. I was frightened
Cuando me dijo el piloto que uno de los motores del avión había dejado de funcionar, estaba muy asustado.When the pilot told me that one of the plane's engines had stopped working, I was very frightened.
2. (masculine) (third person singular)
a. he was scared (masculine)
Cuando el hombre vio llegar a los matones, estaba tan asustado que salió corriendo.When the man saw the thugs coming, he was so scared he ran away.
b. was scared
Mi padre estaba asustado, pero intentó disimularlo para que yo estuviera tranquilo.My father was scared, but he tried to hide it so that I would be calm.
c. he was frightened (masculine)
El niño lloraba porque estaba asustado.The boy was crying because he was frightened.
d. was frightened
Después de hablar con el médico, Manolo estaba asustado, por eso dejó de fumar.After talking to the doctor, Manolo was frightened. That's why he quit smoking.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(masculine) (second person singular)
a. you were scared
Si estaba asustado, ¿por qué no me lo dijo? Hubiera manejado más despacio.If you were scared, why didn't you tell me? I would have driven slower.
b. you were frightened
¿Por qué no quiere usted reconocer que estaba asustado?Why won't you admit that you were frightened?
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