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temer

Translation of temer in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

  • to be afraid
    no temas, no te voy a hacer daño
    don't be afraid o don't worry, I'm not going to hurt you
    estos niños son de temer [familiar]
    these kids are terrible!
    [familiar]
    temer por algo/alguien
    to fear for something/somebody
    teme por sus hijos/su vida
    he fears for his children/his life

also: temerse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • El Gobierno teme que las movilizaciones se radicalicen por la participación estudiantil.
  • Enseña que no se debe temer cuando se tiene un buen plan.
  • Más de una vez temí perder los cachetes por congelamiento.

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