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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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¡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.
Cada día recibimos con espanto e indignación informes sobre el número de asesinados, que incluyen niñas y niños desde 17 años hasta 4 días de nacidos. With horror and indignation we receive daily reports on the numbers of people killed, including boys and girls under the age of 17 and even four-day-old newborns.
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.
Imagina mi espanto, gran parte del stock estaba desaparecido y no pago. And much to my amazement, the considerable ammount of stock was missing and not paid for.
Ariel: Abordé el navío real. En cada camarote llameé espanto. Ariel: I boarded the king's ship. In every cabin, I flamed amazement.
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