Translation of asustar in English:

asustar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

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

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