Afraidの例文や意味・使い方に関するQ&A

「Afraid」を含む文の意味

Q: I'm afraid it's not very forgiving とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It means it’s something that can’t be changed easily.
Q: afraid and i'm afraid とはどういう意味ですか?
A: its when you're sceard you would say you're afraid. e.g. i am afraid of what might happen next. What if it's bad?
Q: I'm afraid she's unavailable とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It means either-
1) she isn't available at the moment (like if you are asking to see someone and they are busy)
Or 2) you are interested in being with someone but you find out they are "unavailable", a.k.a in a relationship
Q: I'm not afraid of it, far from it. とはどういう意味ですか?
A: "Far from it" in that sentence means that they are not afraid of it at all.

"I'm not sad. Far from it!" means "I'm very happy."
"That building isn't old. Far from it!" means "That building is very new."
"Your painting isn't bad. Far from it!" means "Your painting is very good."

"Far from it" is usually used after a sentence with "not". Otherwise, it sounds strange.
Q: I'm afraid you should not とはどういう意味ですか?
A: I'm afraid = used to politely tell someone something that may annoy, upset, or disappoint them. It is used to deliver bad news that the speaker cannot change. See examples here: http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/afraid / 4.

You should not do X = If you do X, bad things will happen. E.g. you should not eat too much = If you eat too much, bad things will happen (you will get sick).

I'm afraid you should not do X = I'm saying you politely, that if you do X, bad things will happen, and I cannot change this.

「Afraid」の使い方・例文

Q: I’m afraid 〜 を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: 1) I'm scared
I'm afraid of drowning in deep water.
I don't like swimming in the sea because I'm afraid of drowning in deep water.

2) polite way of telling someone something that might make them sad, disappointed, etc.
Things haven’t been going very well here, I’m afraid.
I'm afraid that the book is already sold out.
A: Will there be more books in stock soon?
B: No, I'm afraid not sorry.
Q: afraid を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: - Afraid, scared and terrified all basically mean the same thing.

- "I'm afraid we can't do that"/ "I'm afraid I can't do that" is used for politely telling someone something that might make them sad, disappointed, or angry.

Another example: "I'm afraid I can't take this job."
Q: afraid を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: "I am afraid of the dark."
"You are afraid of spiders." / "Are you afraid of spiders?"
"He is afraid I will not like him."
"They are afraid they will fail the test."
"We are afraid the teacher is mad at us."
Q: I'm afraid を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: I'm afraid has two meanings
1) scared/frightened
2) sorry/apologizing

Examples
1) I'm so afraid of failing my class!
2) I'm afraid we are not able to help you today

「Afraid」の類語とその違い

Q: afraid と dread はどう違いますか?
A: afraid is being scared of something. dread is more or less not wanting to do something for fear of. for example : "I'm afraid of heights." "she dreads going in front of crowds." "I dreaded being in my Organic Chemistry class."
Q: I'm afraid. と I'm scared. はどう違いますか?
A: @sidney: I agree, but I use afraid in speech as well often. I'd have to say they're right, but it's not that formal of a word.
Q: afraid of と afraid to はどう違いますか?
A: "afraid of" I think is more just fear of that something.

"afraid to" is more about being worried about the consequences.

i'm afraid to talk in front of a large audience. (because I will probably embarrass myself)

I'm afraid of talking in front of a large audience. (i have a phobia)
Q: I'm afraid of と I'm scared of はどう違いますか?
A: There isn't one. These words have the exact same meaning. Afraid sounds a bit more formal, and is used more in books and poems, while scared is used more often when spoken. Scared is also used by children much more than adults, so older children and teenagers will use it to make fun of other people. For example: "Oh is Tommy scared?" while using a taunting voice. :) I hope that wasn't too confusing! (I'm not great at explaining)
Q: I'm afraid of と I'm scared of はどう違いますか?
A: There is not really a difference.
Usually afraid can be used in a more dramatic way. Whereas being scared is simple.

"I'm DEATHLY afraid of spiders!"

"I'm scared of spiders"

「Afraid」を翻訳

Q: afraid は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: QAの全文をご確認ください
Q: afraid は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: Estou com medo - I am afraid, I’m afraid
Q: she's afraid or she's with afraid???? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: she's afraid is correct
Q: afraid は 英語 (イギリス) で何と言いますか?
A: ae-fray-ed
Q: afraid は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: @sinai96: afraid is scared 😰😖😵😦😧😮😯

she is afraid of the dark👀
she is afraid of ghost👀
she is afraid of insects👀

「Afraid」についての他の質問

Q: I'm not afraid! 😟 この表現は自然ですか?
A: Very nice job!!!
Q: afraidの発音を音声で教えてください。
A: QAの全文をご確認ください
Q: afraidの発音を音声で教えてください。
A: QAの全文をご確認ください
Q: I'm afraid it's not very likely この表現は自然ですか?
A: It sounds absolutely fine to me.
Q: afraid of the cold この表現は自然ですか?
A: Both of them sound completely natural so you're good with either. Although with both sentences, there should be a comma after 'coat'. I personally would use the second sentence.

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