Translation of fright in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (fear) miedo (masculine), susto (masculine) 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!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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