- adj.害怕的; 担心的; 恐怕; 畏惧，害怕;
Most animals are afraid of fire.
"I'm afraid the name means nothing to me," he said. "That's not my department."
I'm afraid your order has caught us on the hop — the goods aren't available yet.
" Are you late? " " I am afraid so. "
" 你晚点了 吗 ? ” “ 恐怕是晚了. ”
I'm afraid he hasn't been seeded.
I'm afraid he's in a bad way.
I'm afraid that your leg will have to be operated on; there's no other way to stop the pain.
He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.
I'm afraid your chances of success are rather remote.
You are afraid there's been a spot of bother.
The mother is very much afraid for her son who is seriously ill.
I've just let things slide, I'm afraid.
I'm afraid I have quite a disinclination to retire on a pension.
I'm afraid I must break this conversation short. I have to go now.
I'm afraid I've dented the car.
I'm afraid the position is open to abuse.
I'm afraid he took your remark as a slight on his work.
She closed the door very quietly, as she was afraid of wakening her baby.
If we let him look after the money, I'm afraid much of it will stick to his fingers.
He is seriously ill . I'm afraid he cannot live out one more week.
I'm afraid that joke was lost on me.
I am afraid my eloquence did not avail against the facts.
They didn't play volleyball near the window. They were afraid of breaking it.
The child is afraid of strangers.
Don't be afraid of losing face.
I'm afraid my help didn't avail you much.
I am afraid your story outruns the facts.
He is afraid of nothing.
I'm afraid it might rain tonight.
I'm afraid this isn't the proper way to handle the case.
People the world over are afraid of a further plunge in oil prices.
The author is afraid that the Obama administration will end up micromanaging America's economy.
Cheating destroys self-respect and integrity, leaving the cheater ashamed, guilty and afraid of getting caught.
She's afraid she won't be able to attend your class this afternoon though.
I'm afraid I can't come any earlier because I have three classes this afternoon
I know, but I'm afraid I need another few days.
Well, I'm afraid we must wait until all the applications are in, in writing, and we'll then decide on the short list.
Kids should learn not to be afraid of monsters
Almost every child, on the first day he sets foot in a school building, is smarter, more curious, less afraid of what he doesn't know, better at finding and figuring things out, more confident, resourceful (机敏的), persistent and independent than he will ever be again in his schooling – or, unless he is very unusual and very lucky, for the rest of his life.
They are afraid the normal social order will be paralyzed.
College faculty members are afraid that the pretext of moving students into the workforce might pose a threat to the core curriculum.
One reason why pension and health care reforms are slow in coming is that politicians are afraid of losing votes in the next election.
politicians are afraid of losing votes in the next election
He is not afraid of challenge.
I know I promise to drive you to the airport next Thursday, but I'm afraid something has come up.
I'm afraid to refuse to work, but I'm more afraid to expose my unborn child to the radiation.
As a first-year, I was afraid to make any noise towards campus issues that I noticed.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 七选五 原文
He is a shy man, but he is not afraid of anything or anyone.
2015年高考英语北京卷 单项填空 原文
I am afraid they seem to think they own the roads.
2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
2016年高考英语北京卷 单项选择 原文
I was afraid that to speak in front of a larger group of people.
2018年高考英语全国卷3 语法填空 原文
I'm afraid there are a couple of problems.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 听力 原文
Oh, I'm afraid it was sold out.
2019年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文
She was afraid the dog would get the family into trouble.
2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项收起真题例句
1. filled with fear or apprehension;
"afraid even to turn his head"
"suddenly looked afraid"
"afraid for his life"
"afraid of snakes"
"afraid to ask questions"
2. filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement;
"I'm afraid I won't be able to come"
"he was afraid he would have to let her go"
"I'm afraid you're wrong"
3. feeling worry or concern or insecurity;
"She was afraid that I might be embarrassed"
"terribly afraid of offending someone"
"I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict"
4. having feelings of aversion or unwillingness;
"afraid of hard work"
"affaid to show emotion"
[with clause]used to express polite or formal apology or regret
I'm afraid I don't understand.
afraid, fearful, awful, dreadful, frightful, terrible, horrible, terrific, appalling