English translation: What's the point of being afraid
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13:21 Apr 5, 2004
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO] Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Russian term or phrase: che boiat'sia-to?
A drug user is asked if when he has bought a ready-prepared syringe (with drugs in it) he has ever been afraid that the syringe might not be new.
He replies:Nu byla boiazn', no kogda uzhe nado to, che boiat'sia-to?
Does 'che boiat'sia-to?' mean
1. What's the point of being afraid? OR
2. What is there to be afraid of?
(obviously there is something to be afraid of, but he might not be speaking 'logically')