French translation of 'for fear of'
for fear of
de peur de (+infin),
de peur que (+subjunc)
⇒ They did not mention it for fear of annoying him.
Ils n'en ont pas parlé de peur de le contrarier.,
Ils n'en ont pas parlé de peur qu'il ne se contrarie.
Example Sentences Including 'for fear of'
In fact, many of them limited their own contemplation of what they'd sensed, for fear of exhausting its power to enrapture them.SACRAMENT (2001)
She did not look into his eyes for fear of what she would see.Gwendolen
They were a bloody shower, one eye open in their sleep for fear of missing the main chance.Displaced Person
Translation of for fear of from the Collins English to French Dictionary