Translation of "afraid" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective [ never before noun ] uk /əˈfreɪd/ us
I'm afraid

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

korkarım ki ... , maalesef, galiba
There are no tickets left, I'm afraid.
[ + (that) ] I'm afraid that I've broken your vase.

A2 frightened

korkmuş, ürkmüş
She's afraid of water.

B1 worried that something bad might happen

korku uyandıran, endişe veren
[ + (that) ] Many people are afraid that they might lose their jobs.
[ + of + doing sth ] He was afraid of upsetting Clare.

(Translation of “afraid” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)