- 1.1 (impresión momentánea) fright ¡qué susto me has dado or [familiar/colloquial] pegado! you gave me a real fright! me llevé un susto de padre y señor mío [familiar/colloquial] I got the fright of my life [familiar/colloquial] el accidente no pasó del susto the accident shook us up a bit but that was all más feo que un susto a medianoche [familiar/colloquial] as ugly as sin 1.2 (miedo) fear está con un susto que se muere she's frightened o/or scared to death
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.