Maybe he was afraid she would insist he make an honest woman of her.
Next morning Marya Dmitrievna took the young ladies to the Iberian shrine of the Mother of God and to Madame Suppert-Roguet, who was so afraid of Marya Dmitrievna that she always let her have costumes at a loss merely to get rid of her.
Aren't they afraid of sinning?... said the same mob now, looking with pained distress at the dead body with its long, thin, half-severed neck and its livid face stained with blood and dust.
I enjoy variety and I'm not afraid to try anything new, so just cook what you like.
She acts more sorry for the woman, or exasperated, than afraid of her.
I've seen opossums that weren't afraid of me, though.
The pretender was, however, a narrow-minded, bigoted man, who regarded Zumalacarregui with suspicion, and was afraid of his immense personal influence with the soldiers.
He was not afraid of anything.
I was joking about being afraid of assuming his debts.
With magic or without, he'd won every brawl he'd ever been in, and he definitely wasn't afraid to fight a girl.