Example sentences for: afraid

How can you use “afraid” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There are three other long histories: An appreciation of Sinatra as the "greatest interpretive musician" of the century, yet another piece on former New Yorker editor William Shawn (the gist--he was too careful and too afraid to ever really live), and a long recounting of the Jeffrey ( Fatal Vision ) MacDonald murders.

  • I do now find myself in a restaurant eating more than I want to because I'm afraid that somebody's watching me, which is ridiculous."

  • The bato loco is tantamount to an archetype in Chicano culture; he is that crazy guy who isn’t afraid of life.

  • I'm afraid the only journal in our house that for interest factor can be rated anywhere near your Journal of Inconspicuous Consumption is our full-color glossy monthly called Lowrider , which was given to my son--no, not himself a lowrider, his only available vehicle is the denuded Toyota van--as a Christmas present last year.

  • "I am not afraid," he repeated over and over in his announcement speech last fall.

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