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acobardar

Translation of acobardar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (acobardarse)

  • to get frightened o/or scared, lose one's nerveacobardarse ante algo [ante una dificultad/un obstáculo] no hay que acobardarse ante el peligro we must not flinch in the face of danger no se acobarda ante nada nothing daunts her, she isn't frightened o/or daunted by anything

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