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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.
he was horrified {o} appalled to see her so changed
exp.
the noise frightened {o} scared the cattle
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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'espanto' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
¡qué espanto!
"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...
Espero que el espanto sanguinario no asaltara la despensa. I do hope that bloodthirsty spook hasn't raided the pantry.
Inspector, eso echa por la borda su teoría del espanto. Well, Inspector, that blows up your spook theory.
Habéis padecido un pequeño espanto, Vuestra Alteza. Your Highness has suffered a fright.
¿Soy un espanto... o estoy loca? I'm a fright... or am I mad?
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