There are 2 translations of scare in Spanish:

scare1

Pronunciation: /sker; skeə(r)/

vt

  • [person/animal] asustar I wasn't the least bit scared by it no me asustó nada, no me dio nada de miedo you scared me! ¡qué susto me diste!
    More 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.

vi

  • asustarse she doesn't scare easily no se asusta fácilmente

Phrasal verbs

scare away

scare off verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[animal] espantar, ahuyentar these problems have scared away o off the tourists estos problemas han ahuyentado a los turistas he puts on this manner to scare people off actúa así para que la gente no se le acerque or para asustar a la gente

scare up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (American English/inglés norteamericano)
[colloquial/familiar] (improvise) improvisar; (get) conseguir*, agenciarse [colloquial/familiar] we can scare something up for supper podemos improvisar algo para la cena Mom scared up some costumes from the attic mamá se agenció algunos disfraces en el desván [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 2 translations of scare in Spanish:

scare2

n

  • 1.1 (fright, shock) susto (masculine) to give sb a scare darle* un susto a algn you gave me the scare of my life! ¡me diste un susto de padre y señor mío!
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    • 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.
    1.2 (panic) [Journalism/Periodismo] bomb scare amenaza (feminine) de bomba the AIDS scare spread very rapidly el pánico del sida cundió muy rápidamente (before noun/delante del nombre) scare campaign campaña (feminine) intimidatoria scare story historia (feminine) alarmista don't try and use scare tactics on us no intenten infundirnos or [colloquial/familiar] meternos miedo
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    • Nearly every year a frost scare occurs in the grain market.
    • Recent food scares have made the public sensitive to new, apparently untested technologies.
    • Three years later, in 1957, America went through one of its biggest nuclear scares.

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