Meaning of AFRAID in English
▪ be , feel
▪ look , seem , sound
▪ become , grow
▪ make sb
What has made you so deeply ~ of your boss?
▪ extremely , rather , very
▪ deeply , desperately , mortally , terribly
▪ really , truly
She was tense, almost ~ to open the letter.
▪ a little , slightly , etc.
He was half ~ to look at her.
▪ just , simply
You do know, don't you? You are just ~ to tell me.
He stopped abruptly, suddenly ~ to say the words out loud.
Roger was very ~ for her.
Charlie is ~ of marriage.
▪ nothing to be ~ of
Don't worry. There's nothing to be ~ of.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012