Translation of scare in Spanish:
- (person/animal)I wasn't the least bit scared by it
asustarno me asustó nadayou scared me!
no me dio nada de miedo¡qué susto me diste!Example sentences
- A brave businesswoman who is scared stiff of sharks is set to take the charity plunge into a tank full of the fearsome fish.
- Some are scared stiff of losing their work, others are pressured by family members not to complain.
- But the upper class is scared stiff of his rise, and plots to foil his attempts through fraud.
- 1 (fright, shock) to give somebody a scaredarle un susto a alguienyou gave me the scare of my life!¡me diste un susto de padre y señor mío!Example sentences
- Megan immediately halted and leaned on the pole tip for support, gulping in air after the sudden scare.
- Ivory's head snapped up to look him straight in the eyes, her face now a pale sheet of white from the sudden scare.
- Which reminds me to mention a word of caution when managing cows around calving time, there is nothing like a good scare to make one realise the dangers of attack.
- 2 (panic) (Journalism)the AIDS scare spread very rapidlyel pánico del sida cundió muy rápidamente(before noun) scare campaign don't try and use scare tactics on usno intenten infundirnos miedono intenten meternos miedo [colloquial]Example sentences
- Commuters travelling on London Underground services last night were facing further disruption in the wake of the terror attacks and security scares.
- The lake, which was closed due to bacteria scares in January 2002, faces a new crisis as low water levels threaten to close the recreational spot in the middle of the skiing season.
- She was upset at having been implicated in causing a food scare and described the report as "absolute nonsense".
- these problems have scared away or off the tourists
- [colloquial] (improvise)
estos problemas han ahuyentado a los turistashe puts on this manner to scare people off
actúa así para que la gente no se le acerque or para asustar a la gente
(get) conseguirwe can scare something up for supper
podemos improvisar algo para la cenaMom scared up some costumes from the attic
mamá se agenció algunos disfraces en el desván [colloquial]
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