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1(scared)to be afraid of sb/sth/-ingto be afraid to + infto be afraid for sth/sb — temer por algo/algnto be afraid (that) — tener miedo de que + subjdon't be afraid, he won't bite you — no tengas miedo que no te muerde
- It has certainly exacerbated the extent to which people are afraid of terrorist attacks.
- He says that since starting the job he is less jumpy and no longer afraid of the dark.
- He said today he was not afraid of competing with supermarkets but feared the effect on customer choice.
- True scholars are afraid of no hypothesis; they go where others fear to think.
- She says she's not afraid of death, she's just frightened of losing the people she loves.
- They only have power if we believe they have, if we are afraid of them and we let our fear silence us.
- I know if it was me I would be frightened and would be afraid to go out after dark.
- It is now the political leaders who drove the politics of fear who look most afraid.
- True leaders are not afraid of telling the truth as they see it for fear of losing favor.
- She explained she was afraid of having children because she feared she could not feed them.
- These men might be afraid of her now, but that fear would only last as long as she could keep her power flowing.
- It is not just passengers who are afraid of flying - airline employees are fearful too.
- Anyone who has nothing to be fearful of should not be afraid of the Customs Service.
- They felt nervous about walking home in the dark; they were afraid of evil spirits.
- In all her life she had never been afraid of a single man besides her father.
- We cannot be afraid of the threat of foreign powers because times are changing.
- Some are afraid of retaliation because they have been vocal proponents of peace.
- However, the truth is that in their heart of hearts, quite a few adults are afraid of deep water.
- The greatest trick is to not to show that you are afraid of something.
- He was always very afraid of death and would have hoped for a miracle.
2(sorry)to be afraid (that)
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