Translation of overawe in Spanish:


intimidar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌoʊvərˈɔ//əʊvərˈɔː/

transitive verb

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    don't be overawed by … no te dejes intimidar por …
    • we were overawed nos sentimos sobrecogidos
    • She is overawed by the extent of the old-style dance revival and says she has had to put on extra classes to cope with demand.
    • It stood in its own park, with a lodge and a drive, partly to give privacy, partly to impress or even overawe visitors.
    • Could it be that at 14 he was slightly overawed by the occasion?
    • They had some big names in their squad but we weren't overawed, especially since a few of them were past their prime.
    • We were the only people in there at the time and the silence completely overawed us.
    • Having eaten there but once - and I was a guest so didn't have to pay, either - I was almost overawed by its excellence.
    • I was overawed and fully believed everything they told me.
    • You respect them for who they are, but you can't let that overawe you.
    • Though I believe in artistic egalitarianism, I was overawed by the big names.
    • Two years on, Buchanan admits he was overawed by the Olympic experience in Sydney.
    • I am overawed by their brilliance, in what once must have been seen as an impossible task.
    • It may come down to whether he is overawed by both the presence of Woods and the whole Masters occasion.
    • Crouching underneath two huge, tired-looking horse chestnut trees, we were overawed by the treasure trove among the fallen leaves.
    • He wasn't overawed by the thought of working with the National.
    • We were not overawed by their reputation as world champions, however, and physically there wasn't too much in it.
    • He showed that he was not overawed by the England shirt.
    • He insists he is not overawed by the challenge of winning the South.
    • He was overawed by the rows of desks tiered as in a movie theatre, each equipped with multiple laptops and surrounded by giant screens.
    • No big occasion or additional responsibility will overawe him.
    • They say ignorance is bliss, and that proved to be the case because I wasn't overawed in that first game.