Meaning of AFRAID in English

AFRAID

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , feel

▪ look , seem , sound

▪ become , grow

▪ make sb

What has made you so deeply ~ of your boss?

ADVERB

▪ extremely , rather , very

▪ deeply , desperately , mortally , terribly

▪ really , truly

▪ almost

She was tense, almost ~ to open the letter.

▪ a little , slightly , etc.

▪ half

He was half ~ to look at her.

▪ just , simply

You do know, don't you? You are just ~ to tell me.

▪ genuinely

▪ suddenly

He stopped abruptly, suddenly ~ to say the words out loud.

▪ physically

PREPOSITION

▪ for

Roger was very ~ for her.

▪ of

Charlie is ~ of marriage.

PHRASES

▪ nothing to be ~ of

Don't worry. There's nothing to be ~ of.

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