fright
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fright(
frayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shock)
a. el susto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My daughter hid behind a door, waiting to give me a fright.Mi hija se escondió detrás de una puerta, esperando para darme un susto.
2. (fear)
a. el miedo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fright began to take over as the children, alone at home, started hearing strange noises.El miedo empezó a apoderarse de los niños cuando, solos en casa, empezaron a escuchar ruidos extraños.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(something unsightly)
a. el espantajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Karen's hair looked a fright when she came in from the storm.El cabello de Karen parecía un espantajo cuando entró escapando de la tormenta.
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fright
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el susto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to take frightasustarse
to get a frightdarse un susto, asustarse
to give somebody a frightdar un susto a alguien
2. (colloquial)
a.
to look a frightestar horroroso(a)
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fright [fraɪt]
noun
1 (sudden fear) susto (m); sobresalto (m); (state of alarm) miedo (m)
to get a fright asustarse; what a fright you gave me! ¡qué susto me diste or has dado!; to take fright (at) asustarse (de)
2 (person) espantajo (m)
she looked a fright iba hecha un espantajo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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stage fright
el miedo escénico
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