tenerle pavor a

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tenerle pavor a
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to be terrified of
Le tengo pavor a volar en avión, pero tengo que hacerlo por mi trabajo.I'm terrified of flying, but I have to do it because of my job.
b. to dread
Mi hijo le tiene pavor a las agujas. La enfermera no consiguió ponerle la inyección.My son dreads needles. The nurse couldn't give him the injection.
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