In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(handle) con cuidado(examine/plan) cuidadosamente(examine/plan) detenidamente(chosen/designed) con esmerothink it over carefully before you decide — piénsate lo bien antes de decidirte
- listen carefully: I shall say this only once — presta mucha atención: no te lo pienso decir dos veces
- I carefully avoided any mention of … — tuve mucho cuidado de no mencionar …
2(cautiously)(drive) con cuidadoto go carefully — ir con cuidado
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