AFRAID in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AFRAID
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afraid
 a.  feeling fear or anxiety; frightened
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "I told you I ain't the kind to be afraid" she tossed back, almost indifferently; and suddenly she began to walk on with a rapid step.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  He had been afraid that she would hate the hard life, the cold and loneliness; but not a sign of discontent escaped her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  Thank you, Dilcey," Scarlett replied, "but I'm afraid Mammy will have something to say about that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  Scarlett was afraid someone might hear his words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  I'm afraid there won't be much of a ball tonight, because the Troop is going to meet at Jonesboro.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  And they're afraid their new dresses won't show off behind booth counters.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  My husband wasn't afraid to go and neither was yours.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  Frank Kennedy still pussyfoots about, afraid of his shadow, and I'll be asking him his intentions soon if he doesn't speak up.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
9  He loved me but he was afraid to marry me because--for fear I'd upset his way of thinking and living.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  No, it wasn't exactly that he was afraid.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  She was almost afraid to read further.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  She's afraid he'll join the army if he gets out of her sight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  All your beaux have respected you too much, though God knows why, or they have been too afraid of you to really do right by you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  They were needed at the hospital and furthermore, they said proudly, they weren't afraid and no Yankees were going to run them out of their homes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  If she were just near Ellen she wouldn't be afraid, no matter what happened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
Example Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
16  They were afraid of risking failure because they didn't want to lose face.
17  I'm afraid the unexpected accident may botch up the dinner tonight.
18  He climbed to the top of the tree and then became afraid to get down.
19  He was a tough politician who wasn't afraid to speak his mind.
20  I'm afraid I can't give you a general overview of the situation.
21  Don't let me wait, wait until the widder then see you I am afraid I've language do word poor.
22  I want someone afraid of losing me.
23  I'm afraid that problem is beyond/outside the scope of my lecture.
24  At the news the old lady was so afraid that her face was drained of blood.
25  People used to be afraid of that the gypsies might carry their children off.
26  I'm afraid I can not catch you, just leave me alone.
27  He's certainly not afraid to speak his mind.
28  With your cold heart, warm every heart afraid of heart.
29  I'm afraid I haven't got a very good sense of direction, so I easily get lost.
30  Happiness is just on my hands, and even lost sense of direction, but still not afraid.