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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.
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.
Habéis padecido un pequeño espanto, Vuestra Alteza. Your Highness has suffered a fright.
No nos une el amor sino el espanto. "It's not love that binds us together... but fright."
Está luchando contra la losa de un gran espanto. He's struggling beneath the load of the great terror.
Pero el caso es que, Lynley se ahogó en tierra firme, Dolly murió de espanto, y ambos estaban conectados a usted. But the thing is, Lynley drowned on dry land, Dolly died of fright, and they were both connected to you.
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