Translation of terror in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (fear) they fled in terrorto rule by terrorhuyeron aterrorizados or despavoridosterror of the unknowngobernar sembrando el terrorher terror of her fatherterror a lo desconocidohe lives in terror of being found outel terror que le tenía a su padreto go in terror of one's lifevive aterrorizado ante la posibilidad de que lo descubranto strike terror in(to) somebody/somebody's hearttemer por su ( or mi etc) vidathe (Reign of) Terrorinfundirle terror a alguieninfundir el terror en alguienel (Régimen del) TerrorExample sentences1.2 uncountable and countable (frightening person, thing) See examples: the terrors of war
she was the terror of her subordinateslos horrores de la guerratenía aterrorizados a sus subalternos
- Fearing a curse, the townspeople fled in terror as soon as the weather broke.
- I have lived those years both in dread of attending the party and in terror of missing it.
- In fact, it's surprising how little you notice when you've got your eyes firmly shut and you're screaming in terror.
- 2 countable (difficult person) [colloquial]that kid is a little terrorhe must be a terror to work forese niño es un diablillo [colloquial]she's a terror for cleanlinesstiene que ser terrible tenerlo como jefe [colloquial]Example sentences
- If you believe children should be seen and not heard, it may be best to avoid visiting during the school holidays - when tiny terrors abound.
- Thankfully, my own little terrors decided to play fair on New Year's Day and let me have a bit of a lie-in until 8.45 am.
- The three Mexican terrors know and respect the Belfast man, who lives and trains in the boxing crossroads of Las Vegas.
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