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to be afraid / to be scared
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fear / to dread / I'm afraid that... / perhaps / maybe
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awful / dreadful / fearful / formidable / frightful / scary / hideous / horrible / terrible / terribly
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even / even if / even though / no matter how
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to be afraid / to fear / to dread / to be unable to endure / perhaps
fearless / not worried (by setbacks or difficulties) / even if / even though
to fear / afraid / extremely nervous / for fear that / to avoid / so as not to
I'm afraid that... / perhaps / maybe / very likely
to be afraid
lingering fear / fear after the event / post-traumatic stress
fear of strangers / to be afraid of strangers (of small children)
to feel apprehensive / to be alarmed
fearing nothing in Heaven or Earth (idiom) / fearless
to be ticklish
greedy for life, afraid of death (idiom); craven and cowardly / clinging abjectly to life / only interested in saving one's neck
bring it on! / who's afraid?
henpecked / to be under one's wife's thumb
timid / to be afraid of getting involved / to be afraid of getting into trouble
lit. newborn calves do not fear tigers (idiom) / fig. the young are fearless
fragrant wine fears no dark alley (idiom) / quality goods need no advertising
lit. a dead pig doesn't fear scalding water (idiom) / fig. to be unaffected (by sth) / undaunted
better to be safe than sorry (proverb) / to be prepared just in case
True gold fears no fire. (idiom)
While the green hills last, there'll be wood to burn (idiom). Where there's life there's hope.
once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope / once bitten, twice shy (idiom)
coy / shy / bashful
lit. people fear getting famous like pigs fear fattening up (for the slaughter) / fig. fame has its price
lit. ghosts are afraid of evil too / an evil person fears someone even more evil (idiom)
the meal is remembered long after the wait is forgotten / the good things in life are worth waiting for
a boneheaded teammate can do you more harm than the most formidable opponent (idiom)
lit. the barefooted people are not afraid of those who wear shoes (idiom) / fig. the poor, who have nothing to lose, do not fear those in power
lit. to fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind (idiom) / fig. to be full of needless fears / reds under the beds
alarmed / frightened
to be afraid / to be frightened
men fear getting into the wrong line of business, women fear marrying the wrong man (proverb)
He who never wrongs others does not fear the knock in the night. / Rest with a clear conscience.
there is nothing the determined person can't accomplish (idiom) / persistence will overcome
lit. don't worry about not knowing goods, but about comparing them (proverb) / fig. goods' (or person's) true value can only be determined through comparison
it's better to make slow progress than no progress at all (proverb)
an expert always produces the best work (idiom)
lit. people fear getting famous like pigs fear fattening up (for the slaughter) / fig. fame has its price
lit. it is not an official to be feared, but a person in direct control over sb (proverb) / fig. to be obliged to comply with people in authority
lit. a straight foot has no fear of a crooked shoe / an upright man is not afraid of gossip (idiom)
bitten by a snake in one year, fears the well rope for ten years (idiom); once bitten twice shy
lit. don't worry about not knowing goods, but about comparing them (proverb) / fig. goods' (or person's) true value can only be determined through comparison
afraid to die (contemptuous term)


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