Example sentences for: afraid

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

  • "We need not have to be afraid of wars," he said.

  • (This is who our guy wants to become but is desperately afraid of becoming.)

  • But the hard style of the narrator, far from being an expression of passivity, is, in fact, a symptom of a man who is trying to avoid having things done to him--someone afraid to let go of himself, afraid to merge.

  • As a proud resident of a Manhattan neighborhood that I pray will always be called the Upper West Side and as a Times reader who has never deigned to look at "Circuits," I'm afraid that I don't have much to add to your clever insights from the F train.

  • Mom's afraid that her friend will encourage her to go along with the divorce--which she doesn't want to do.

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