espanto translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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espanto

  
      sm  
1    (=susto)   fright  
    curado       A3  
2    (=amenaza)   threat, menace
3      (LAm)   (=fantasma)   ghost
4    *, para exagerar   ¡qué espanto!      how awful!  
hace un frío de espanto      it's terribly cold  
es un coche de espanto      it's a fabulous o tremendous car *     
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
¡qué espanto! exp.
how awful!

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to have seen it all before
exp.
the noise frightened {o} scared the cattle
exp.
he was horrified {o} appalled to see her so changed
exp.
she frightened the dogs off {o} away with a broom
exp.
it's a fabulous {o} tremendous car
exp.
it's terribly cold
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exp.
¡qué espanto!
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"espanto": examples and translations in context
No, sólo crecerá con el espanto de haber sido abandonado. No, he'll just grow up with the horror of having been abandoned.
De su boca desprendiose una ardua confesin, el miedo y el espanto... An agonizing confession escaped from her lips, fear and horror...
Nuestro espanto es igual al suyo. Our fear and hers are the same.
Esas mejillas de lino mueven al espanto, Those linen cheeks of thine are counsellors to fear.
Está luchando contra la losa de un gran espanto. He's struggling beneath the load of the great terror.
En ambos casos no es más que una imagen de unificación dichosa, rodeada de desolación y espanto, en el centro tranquilo de la desdicha. In the two cases, it's only an image of happy unification... surrounded by desolation and terror, at the tranquil center of misfortune.
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