Translation of "afraid" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /əˈfreɪd/ us /əˈfreɪd/
be afraid (of something)

A2 to feel fear or worry

tener miedo (de algo)
I’m afraid of big dogs.
They were afraid that their son would get hurt.
I’m afraid (that)…

A2 used to politely tell someone something bad or to politely disagree with someone

me temo que…
I’m afraid that we can’t come to your party.

(Translation of “afraid” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /əˈfreid/

feeling fear or being frightened (of a person, thing etc)

temeroso, con miedo
The child is not afraid of the dark
She was afraid to go to the dentist.

sorry (to have to say that)

sentir, lamentar, temer
I’m afraid I don’t agree with you.

worried about something

He was afraid of disappointing her.

(Translation of “afraid” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)