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Advisers were afraid to express positions contrary to the president’s views because they feared a public denunciation or “that they would be cut out,” she said.
It gave me an absolutely liberating sensation that I could do things I would generally be afraid of.Christian Puglisi Is Closing His Influential Copenhagen Restaurants. COVID Is Only Partly to Blame|Rafael Tonon|September 17, 2020|Eater
If you’re in pain every time you move, he explains, it’s normal to become afraid of moving—and it’s a physical therapist’s job to enable you to start moving enough that you can move past the fear.The best thing for back pain is actually more movement|Sara Chodosh|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
The rabies virus is just a simple packet of DNA, but its complex psychological extended phenotype influences hosts to bite and to be afraid of water, both of which help spread rabies more effectively.
We want somebody who has not been afraid to tackle those issues and has a track record to bridge the gap between the police department and Oceanside residents, particularly people of color.Oceanside Is Rethinking Its Police Chief Hiring Process Following Community Concerns|Kayla Jimenez|September 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
As soon as this attack [happened], Paris citizens came together to show were are not afraid, we are Charlie Hebdo.
But we are afraid and we wonder to ourselves who will be next.
Are you excited, nervous, afraid, all of the above for the new Star Wars films?Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Lynch was surely not afraid of showing disrespect to the mayor.
Afraid the Korean secret police would not believe his kidnapping story, Shin settled in Hollywood.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"You need not be afraid of that any more, Ronnie," his uncle told him calmly.The Kingdom of the Blind|E. Phillips Oppenheim
He was afraid that when he looked over the hill he would see nothing.When Buffalo Ran|George Bird Grinnell
I felt little alarm about the natives, but I was afraid that some prowling beast might attack him.In the Wilds of Africa|W.H.G. Kingston
No, darling, they are humbugging you, because they were afraid lest their plan should be known.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 6|Guy de Maupassant
If they are afraid to let the boys come nearer than hailing distance, what'll be done when the mob get here?Down the Slope|James Otis