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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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Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
what a fright!
exp.
a tremendous fright {o} scare
exp.
she got a terrible shock
exp.
a tremendous fright
exp.
a terrible fright
exp.
a hell of a fright
exp.
to give sb a fright {o} scare
exp.
to give sb a fright
exp.
give sb a fright
exp.
to scare sb
exp.
to put the wind up sb
exp.
the fright made his teeth chatter
exp.
to be frightened {o} scared to death
exp.
to give o.s. 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.
dar un susto a algn
[Fig.]
exp.
dar un susto a algn
exp.
se llevó un susto terrible
exp.
¡qué susto me diste!
exp.
¡qué susto me diste!
exp.
lívido del susto
exp.
llevarse un tremendo susto
(IDIOMS)
exp.
nos pegamos un susto

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