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de crainte de faire qch for fear of doing sth
Il n'ose rien dire de crainte de la vexer. He daren't say anything for fear of upsetting her.
de crainte que, Je n'ai pas pris le vase avec moi de crainte qu'on ne me le vole. I didn't take the vase with me for fear someone might steal it.
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