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susto

  
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1    (=impresión repentina)   fright, scare  
¡qué susto!      what a fright!  
dar un susto a algn      to give sb a fright o scare  
darse o pegarse un susto      *   to have a fright, get scared   (EEUU)     
caerse del susto      to be frightened o scared to death  
meter un susto a algn      *   to put the wind up sb *     
MODISMOS no ganar para sustos      *   este año no ganamos para sustos      it's been one setback after another this year  
MODISMOS no pasó del susto      it was less serious than was at first thought  
2      (Andes)   (=crisis nerviosa)   nervous breakdown
3    el susto      hum, en restaurante   the bill  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Suso, suato, surto, sustraer

el susto exp.
the bill
[Hum.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
what a fright!
exp.
a tremendous fright {o} scare
exp.
a tremendous fright
exp.
a hell of a fright
exp.
she got a terrible shock
exp.
a terrible fright
exp.
to give sb a fright {o} scare
exp.
to scare sb
exp.
to put the wind up sb
exp.
to give sb a fright
exp.
give sb a fright
exp.
the fright made his teeth chatter
exp.
you scared me to death
exp.
to give o.s. a fright
exp.
to be frightened {o} scared to death
v.
get scared, have a fright
exp.
it was less serious than was at first thought
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to get over a fright
exp.
I gave him a real fright
exp.
he got a real fright
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'susto' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
dar un susto a algn
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
dar un susto a algn
exp.
se llevó un susto terrible
exp.
dar un susto a algn
[Fig.]
exp.
dar un susto a algn
exp.
lívido del susto
exp.
nos pegamos un susto
exp.
llevarse un tremendo susto
(IDIOMS)
exp.
no podía hablar del susto
exp.
me dio un buen susto
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"susto": examples and translations in context
Creo que susto del barco también. I think he scare of the boat too.
Sentimos haberles dado un susto tan grande. Sorry to give you such a scare.
Como decimos los húngaros, mejor es tener miedo que llevarse un susto. As the Hungarians say, it is better to be frightened than to take fright.
Estoy bien, solo ha sido un susto. I'm fine, I just got a fright.
Pero Virgen santa qué susto cuando oímos el disparo. We were very scared when we heard the shot.
Baja cuando uno se da un susto. It drops when you get scared.
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