Share this entry
miedo

Translation of miedo in English:

masculine noun

  • ¡qué miedo pasamos!
    we were so frightened or scared!
    el miedo se apoderó de ellos
    they were gripped by or overcome with fear
    estaba temblando de miedo
    he was trembling with fear
    casi me muero de miedo
    I almost died of fright
    I was scared half to death [colloquial]
    me da miedo salir de noche
    I'm afraid to go or of going out at night
    esto le hará perder el miedo
    this will help him overcome his fear
    estaba que se cagaba de miedo [vulgar]
    he was shit-scared or scared shitless [vulgar]
    miedo a algo/alguien
    fear of something/somebody
    el miedo a la muerte/a lo desconocido
    fear of death/the unknown
    le tiene miedo a la oscuridad/su padre
    he's scared or frightened or afraid of the dark/his father
    cogerle or agarrarle miedo a algo/alguien
    to become frightened or scared of something/somebody
    por miedo a ser descubierto
    for fear of being found out
    tengo miedo de perderme
    I'm worried or afraid I might get lost
    tiene miedo de caerse
    he's afraid of falling
    he's afraid he might fall
    tengo miedo de que se ofenda
    I'm afraid he will take offense
    I'm worried he might take offense
    de miedo (esp Spain) [colloquial], se ha comprado un coche de miedo
    he's bought himself a fantastic or great car [colloquial]
    en la fiesta lo pasamos de miedo
    we had a fantastic or great time at the party [colloquial]
    jugaron de miedo
    they played fantastically or brilliantly [colloquial]
    hace un frío de miedo
    it's freezing cold
    película
Example sentences
  • Sin embargo, ya he perdido el miedo de hacerlo.
  • Tienen tanto en común que hasta da miedo.
  • No, a la campaña de miedo.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.