verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- to frighten ¡me asustaste! you made me jump!, you startled o/or frightened me!, you gave me a fright! me asustó cuando se puso tan serio he gave me a fright when he went all serious nada lo asusta he's not frightened o/or scared by anything, nothing frightens o/or scares him lo asustó con tanto hablar de casamiento she frightened o/or scared him off with all her talk of marriage
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (asustarse)
- to get frightened me asusté cuando llegué a casa y no estaba allí I got a fright o/or I got worried when I arrived home and he wasn't there no se asuste, no es nada grave there's no need to worry o to be alarmed o frightened, it's nothing serious ¡no te asustes! soy yo don't be frightened o/or it's all right, it's only me se asustó con lo que le dijo el médico y dejó de fumar what the doctor said frightened him o he got scared o frightened about what the doctor said and he stopped smoking
Find clear and straightforward guidance that will help you improve your Spanish grammar, pronunciation, and writing skills...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.