In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(look after)(patient) cuidar (de)(patient) atender(house/garden) cuidar(house/garden) ocuparse de(house/garden) encargarse dewell cared for — bien cuidado
2(be fond of)querersentir afecto porsentir cariño por
3(like)I don't care for his type very much — no me gusta mucho ese tipo de persona
- the house was lovely, but I didn't care for the furniture — la casa era preciosa, pero los muebles no me gustaron / no eran de mi gusto
4formal(in offers)would you care for a cigar? — ¿le apetece un puro? España
- would you care for a stroll in the garden? — ¿le gustaría dar un paseo por el jardín?
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