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susto

  
      sm  
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 terrible fright
exp.
a tremendous fright
exp.
a hell of a fright
exp.
she got a terrible shock
exp.
to give sb a fright {o} scare
exp.
to put the wind up sb
exp.
to give sb a fright
exp.
to scare sb
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
v.
get scared, have a fright
exp.
to be frightened {o} scared to death
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
[Fig.]
exp.
dar un susto a algn
exp.
dar un susto a algn
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
dar un susto a algn
exp.
se llevó un susto terrible
exp.
lívido del susto
exp.
nos pegamos un susto
exp.
llevarse un tremendo susto
(IDIOMS)
exp.
me dio un buen susto
exp.
no podía hablar del 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.
Hace apenas unos años tuvimos el susto del síndrome respiratorio agudo y grave. Only a few years ago, we had the scare of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
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.
Lo más probable es que murió del susto. More likely he died of fright.
Debe haber sido un terrible susto. Must've been a nasty shock for you.
Espero que sobrevivas al susto, vengo a verte. Well, if you can survive the shock, I actually came to see you.
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