espanto translation | Spanish-English dictionary



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
to have seen it all before
the noise frightened {o} scared the cattle
he was horrified {o} appalled to see her so changed
she frightened the dogs off {o} away with a broom
it's a fabulous {o} tremendous car
it's terribly cold
'espanto' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
¡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.
Señor Presidente, todos recordamos con espanto el contenedor con 58 chinos muertos que fue encontrado en Dover el pasado verano. Mr President, we all remember with horror the container containing 58 dead Chinese people that was found at Dover last summer.
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.
Por lo que sé de ese espanto infeliz... no lo encontrarás con esa lupa. From all I can gather about this wretched spook... you're not going to find it under that glass.
Espero que el espanto sanguinario no asaltara la despensa. I do hope that bloodthirsty spook hasn't raided the pantry.
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