dread

I [dred]
nome paura f., spavento m., terrore m.

to have a dread of sth. — avere terrore di qcs.; (weaker) avere paura di qcs.

to live in dread of sth., sb. — essere terrorizzato da qcs., qcn

II [dred]
verbo transitivo temere, avere paura (doing sth. di fare qcs.); (stronger) avere terrore (doing sth. di fare qcs.)

I dread to think! — il solo pensiero mi fa paura!

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[dred] 1. noun
(great fear: She lives in dread of her child being drowned in the canal; His voice was husky with dread.) terrore
2. verb
(to fear greatly: We were dreading his arrival.) temere molto
- dreadfulness
- dreadfully
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[drɛd]
1. n
terrore m
2. vt
avere il terrore di, tremare all'idea di
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dread (1) /drɛd/
n. [u]
1 timore; paura: She lived in dread of being found out, viveva nel timore di essere scoperta; The thought of the exams filled him with dread, il pensiero degli esami lo riempiva di paura
2 (pl.: fam., = dreadlocks) capelli rasta, «dreadlocks».
dread (2) /drɛd/
a. (lett.)
1 terribile; spaventoso: dread disease, male terribile
2 che incute riverenza e timore.
(to) dread /drɛd/
v. t. e i.
avere paura di, provare apprensione all'idea di: Many people dread a visit to the dentist, molte persone hanno paura di una visita dal dentista; She dreaded seeing him again, provava apprensione all'idea di vederlo di nuovo; I dread to think of the consequences, tremo al pensiero delle conseguenze; I dread to think what they're doing right now, non oso pensare a cosa stanno facendo adesso.
NOTA D'USO: -to dread-
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I [dred]
nome paura f., spavento m., terrore m.

to have a dread of sth. — avere terrore di qcs.; (weaker) avere paura di qcs.

to live in dread of sth., sb. — essere terrorizzato da qcs., qcn

II [dred]
verbo transitivo temere, avere paura (doing sth. di fare qcs.); (stronger) avere terrore (doing sth. di fare qcs.)

I dread to think! — il solo pensiero mi fa paura!


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