Translation of fright in Spanish:

fright

Pronunciation: /fraɪt/

n

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (fear) miedo (m), susto (m) I nearly died of fright casi me muero de miedo or del susto to take fright at sth asustarse por algo 1.2 countable/numerable (shock) susto (masculine) to get a fright darse* or pegarse* un susto she had the fright of her life se llevó un susto de muerte to give sb a fright darle* or pegarle* un susto a algn you gave me a terrible fright! ¡me diste or pegaste un susto tremendo!, ¡qué susto me diste!
    More example sentences
    • The conclusion was she probably died of fright from an attack by the neighbour's cat.
    • The reality of such fears is borne out by the evidence of tombstones testifying to those who died of fright after seeing a ghost.
    • Last year hundreds of birds died of fright due to fireworks being set off near the Hutchinson Road sanctuary.

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.