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afraid in English:

1. anxious anxious


Anxious for a quick decision, the chairman called for a vote.
feel anxious
Tomorrow is back-to-school day! For once, I'm anxious to go back.
How can I help the person if they are frightened or anxious? Keep yourself calm so you can think more clearly and help the person who’s having the stroke. Help them sit or lie down and reassure them that help is on its way.
Well, I tried to grow some tomatoes once. And to be honest it made me rather anxious.
My mother always gets a bit anxious if we don't arrive when we say we will. I saw my sister's anxious face at the window.
i think the best attitude is to take thinks seriously, but not to worry too much and make ourselves ill by becoming too nervously anxious.
It's probably becouse people are feeling more anxious
Janet loves the company of pepole and she always gets a bit anxious when she is alone
“When you’re feeling anxious, remember that you’re still you. You are not your anxiety.”
George had been hoping for a letter. He opened it with excitement. But he was also a little anxious.
You can let yourself be anxious even though your goal is to reduce anxiety.
In several countries, and especially in Greece, our fellow citizens are confused, anxious and deeply concerned about their and their children's future.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the publick to be the most anxious for its welfare.

English word "afraid"(anxious) occurs in sets:

angielski synonimy

2. fearful fearful


You are too fearful to become a policeman.
He was fearful and pale. You would think something serious was happening but he was just watching penalty shoot-outs
He hesitated before calling her, fearful of what she might say.
He was so fearful of modern technologies.
I'm always fearful before physics.
It's the answer that led those who've been told for so long, by so many, to be cynical and fearful and doubtful about what we can achieve, to put their hands on the arc of history and bend it once more toward the hope of a better day.
A fearful thought entered my mind.
That was a fearful scene.
The fearful noise astonished anyone coming for the first time.
To make matters worse, there were signs of a fearful storm.

English word "afraid"(fearful) occurs in sets:

poziom c1, znane slowka

3. afraid afraid


I am afraid.
The mere sight of the doctor made my cousin afraid.
Are you saying that because you're afraid?
Americans were shocked and afraid.
I watched the film named "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" with my girlfriend yesterday. She was very afraid.
Despite Trang's constant affirmations of love, Spenser is still afraid someday she will fall out of love with him.
Much as I'd like to come, I'm afraid I'll be too busy.
We are afraid that our new address is not registered on your database.
Lonely people tend to be afraid of meeting others, which ensures they will always be lonely.
He doesn't want to leave the room because he's afraid that he'll catch another cold.
I like the new guy. He's not afraid to take on challenging work.
I'm afraid your request for a pay raise was turned down again.
I missed a step on the stairs and I'm afraid I sprained my ankle.
I was afraid it would not work out well and sure enough it failed.
She looks very much afraid.

English word "afraid"(afraid) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 7

4. terrified terrified


She terrified him.
Are there any animals that you're terrified of?
When I met your father, I was terrified. / I feel excited and, at the same time, terrified. / I don't know whether to be charmed or terrified.
Mummy, who's terrified of mice, had two fears to cope with.
The little girl managed to keep silent, having been terrified by the lightning.
I'm terrified of flying. Maggie was terrified that her parents would discover the truth.
I’m terrified of flying. I never travel by plane.
Tom tried to sleep but he felt terrified.
She was terrified at the thought of being alone.
I was absolutely terrified of my French teacher at school. Terrified witnesses know that helping the police can mean their own death.
She heard a strange noise in the middle of the night and she was terrified.
I was more terrified then than I'd ever been before.
I was terrified when i heard the news.
I've never flown before, I'm terrified.
I can't ask for the test results. I'm too terrified to hear them.

5. fear fear


Fear of pollution discouraged people from building homes near power plants.
Something you should know about me is that my greatest fear in life is that people will find out that I'm poor.
Fear nothing.
Somebody who wavers between hope and fear over superficial things should not be appointed to a management position.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Even though Trang continued to say that she loved him, Spenser couldn't do anything but fear that she would stop caring for him.
When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
We are living in fear, we are suffering, we are not enjoying the sun and flowers, we are not enjoying our childhood.
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
Fear of serious injury cannot alone justify suppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
Well, you see, it's vapour with some chemicals in it. And experts fear it could have similar effects to the smoke produced by ordinary cigarettes.
Mandy, however, fearing the car's petrol tank would explode, broke the back window and carried the children to safety
She shook with fear when she heard someone in the dark. She never took part in the competition for fear of losing. I fear such aggressive people.
When there was despair in the dust bowl and depression across the land, she saw a nation conquer fear itself with a New Deal, new jobs, a new sense of common purpose. Yes, we can.
Feeling too cool 'cause you're the only one amongst your friends who speaks more than three languages? Fear not. On Tatoeba, we won't think you're cool.

6. frightened frightened


If something makes your flesh creep it makes you feel very frightened.
There is no need to be frightened. He won't harm you.
I didn't know hummingbirds could even fly upside down when frightened.
When I saw the ghost, I was so frightened that my hair stood on end.
look frightened
When he entered the building, he was frightened by a sudden cry.
When she noticed that the man followed after her, she began to become frightened.
Despite having lazed around without having touched my work I'm frightened at heart that "Ooh-er, this time I might really not get done in time!?"
The frightened boy's heart palpitated with terror.
After being frightened for many hours, her mother finally saved her.
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
Bethany wasn’t frightened to go back in the water after the shark attack.
This girl looks frightened. What's happened to her?
Don’t be frightened. No one’s going to hurt you.
He has just had a nightmare, he's really frightened.

7. of of


Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others that have been tried.
How nice of you!
Of course.
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
A box of chocolates
We were sitting peacefully at dinner, when all of a sudden the lights went out.
To the best of my knowledge, this chemical will prevent germs from breeding.
Eat a live frog every morning, and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.
Genes consist of a specific sequence of DNA.
Carpentry and bricklaying are examples of manual labor.
By the age of seven, he had already made his own bow and arrows.
When we started out in 2009, I was convinced that our store would become one of the best in the city.
I'm very particular about what kind of people I invite into my house.
If a man wants to learn to sound like a native speaker of Japanese, he shouldn't only learn Japanese from women. The reverse is true for a woman.
Something you should know about me is that I half of what I say is meaningless.