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amedrentar

  
a       vt   (=asustar)   to scare, frighten  
(=intimidar)  
to intimidate
b    amedrentarse      vpr   to be scared, be intimidated
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'amedrentar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
no se dejó amedrentar por lo que había pasado
exp.
sin dejarse amedrentar
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"amedrentar": examples and translations in context
Me gustaría hacer varias sugerencias, comenzando por el ámbito europeo, que podrían amedrentar a algunas de las personas que ya han intervenido. I should like to make a few suggestions, starting at European level, which might frighten some who have already spoken.
No nos dejaremos amedrentar por un policía de provincias. We won't let a small town cop frighten us.
Pensé que el dinero sólo le compró su nombre en el lateral de un edificio, no el derecho a intimidar y amedrentar. I thought that money just bought him his name on the side of a building, not the right to bully and intimidate.
A veces, estas personas son utilizadas para amedrentar o presionar a comunidades, opositores políticos y competidores comerciales, así como para facilitar o encubrir actividades ilícitas. Sometimes, such staff are used to intimidate or pressure communities, political opponents and commercial competitors, as well as to facilitate or abet illegal activities.
No es cuestión de amedrentar a Islandia, como ha dicho Arlene McCarthy. There is no question of bullying Iceland, as Arlene McCarthy has said.
La ampliación es un proceso muy serio no debe usarse para amedrentar a nadie -ni en la UE, ni en ningún país candidato. Enlargement is indeed a very serious process and it will not be used for bullying anyone - not here in the EU and not in any aspirant country.
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