In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(be careful)tener cuidadowatch out! — ¡abusado! México coloquial
- to watch out for sth/sb — tener cuidado con algo/algn
2(look carefully)estarse atentoto watch out for sth/sb
- watch out for spelling mistakes — estáte atento por si hay faltas de ortografía
- watch out for Mary: I want a word with her — a ver si ves a Mary: quiero hablar con ella
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