Translation of care in Spanish:


cuidado, n.

Pronunciation: /kɛː//kɛr/


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    • 1.1(attention, carefulness)

      cuidado masculine
      atención feminine
      she was driving without due care and attention conducía en forma imprudente y sin prestar la debida atención
      • have a care! ¡tenga cuidado!
      • handle with care frágil
      • I honestly believe the vast majority of people make major life decisions with a lot of care and consideration.
      • I have to wonder whether my critics have truly read it with due care and attention.
      • I tried to answer every question with much care, considering the risk to my life.
      • Standard paper requires patience and extra care when hanging so it does not get damaged.
      • Roll-up smoking seems to be an activity rather than an addiction - each lovingly rolled with care and attention.
      • This can take some care and serious thought, depending on the exact questions you are asked.
      • Accidents happen because of somebody's lack of care and attention.
      • But officers can use their discretion to deal with drivers who they consider are not driving with full care and attention.
      • But no one would claim that a whale's bones need the same care and attention as a collection of Viking silver or a set of ivory chess pieces.
      • Considerable care is required when handling diseased animals or carcasses.
      • Quite the opposite, it's a funny and exhilarating movie, which has evidently been made with much care and attention.
      • Wash your garment with care and avoid scrubbing excessively to prevent damaging it.
      • Many were the hours and days she put in faithfully attending to her work with great care and attention to detail.
      • It is better to be safe than sorry and due care and responsibility can avoid a lot of sorrow and anguish if rules and guidelines are adhered to.
      • The forceps get in to the tight mouth of the dab much easier and do no damage if used correctly and with care.
      • A little extra care and attention to the problem will make the difference.
      • There are now official Government warnings to avoid or take extreme care in 121 countries.
      • A summons of driving without due care and consideration was taken into account.
      • Every task was undertaken with great care and attention to detail.
      • He was convicted of driving without due care and attention in September 2002 and fined £400.

    • 1.2

      to take care tener cuidado
      • take care! (be careful) ¡ten cuidado!
      • take care crossing the road (ten) cuidado al cruzar la calle
      • to take care over / with sth poner cuidado en algo
      • he takes enormous care over / with the presentation of food pone muchísimo cuidado en / cuida muchísimo la presentación de los platos
      • take care you don't slip on those rocks ten cuidado de no resbalar(te) en esas rocas
      • he took care that all the figures were correct se aseguró de que todas las cifras fueran correctas

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    • 2.1(of people)

      she's in / under Dr Knapp's care la está tratando / atendiendo el Dr Knapp
      • in the care of a teacher al cuidado de un profesor

    • 2.2(of animals, things)

      cuidado masculine
      pet/hair care el cuidado de los animales domésticos/del cabello
      • the garden was beautiful when it was under John's care el jardín estaba hermoso cuando John se ocupaba / se encargaba de él
      • could I leave these documents in your care? ¿puedo dejar estos documentos a su cuidado?
      • The amendment deleted provisions for aged care and retirement village developments.
      • Easy access to research on improving safety may help doctors and other health professionals make care safer.
      • There is no national plan for providing health and social care where it is needed.
      • Delegates also called for improved services for pensioners in health, social care and transport.
      • They are abandoning care and maintenance of the wharves to fishermen.
      • The converse of this is that many of the benefits to health from improved care today will not be seen for many years.
      • To keep them growing and blooming well into the fall they need some basic care and maintenance.
      • This is the essence of patient centred care, and most health professionals strive to achieve it.
      • The strategy says there are too many hospitals and too many consultants involved in the provision of cancer care.
      • Society owes a debt of gratitude to people involved in voluntary groups who deliver animal care and welfare services.
      • The court was told that the division between health care and personal care can be difficult if not impossible to draw.
      • These nurses work with local family doctors and public health nurses bringing vital care and support.
      • It is feared that the longer the pit is without care and maintenance, the higher the cost of getting it back on line, making it harder to find a buyer.
      • The private sector had always had a small and important support role but past efforts to improve care through private provision had failed.
      • It has provided NHS dental care since the health service's beginnings in 1948.
      • Local health campaigners say coronary care at Downpatrick's Downe Hospital is set to be compromised.
      • After providing people with necessary medical care, the troops gave away the food and drinks.
      • Reducing cost of venous disease management and improving quality of care are necessary.
      • Know your body and mitigate health problems through preventive care.
      • This device could be a big step forward for emergency care and public health.

    • 2.3British (protective custody)

      children in care niños que están a cargo de las autoridades locales

    • 2.4(object of concern)

      the children are my special care para mí primero están los niños

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    • 3.1

      to take care of sb/sth cuidar algo
      • I can take care of myself yo sé cuidarme
      • you must take better care of yourself debes cuidarte más
      • this garden takes care of itself este jardín no necesita muchos cuidados

    • 3.2

      to take care of sb/sth cuidar algo
      • leave Helen to take care of the details deja que Helen se ocupe / se encargue de los detalles
      • that takes care of that! ¡listo! / ¡eso ya está!

    • 3.3

      to take care of sb encargarse de algn euphemistic informal

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    preocupación feminine
    free of all care(s) sin preocupaciones
    • not to have a care in the world / to be without a care in the world no tener ninguna preocupación
    • Then she saw his whole face, lined with the cares and worries that come from trying to balance work and family.
    • From this world we must depart to seek the world of air, the world of daily cares, great and trivial concerns.
    • In the few oh so brief minutes it takes to smoke a cigarette all cares and troubles seem irrelevant.
    • But she's also got a knack for handling your cares and worries and, when it's all too much, your tears.
    • Drunkards think they have no problems, they don't worry about tomorrow, and they have no burden or cares.
    • Everyone could enjoy the fresh air and warm sun as they strolled along without a care in the world.
    • Then I went to Dream Goddess and let my cares and worries float away.
    • One woman with emphysema entered the home to spare her children the care and the anxiety of her illness.
    • You need to escape from the cares and worries of everyday life.
    • Having troubles and cares adds so much weight to your mind, which then becomes harder to carry around in your head.
    • These were people who had the same joys, cares and worries as my own family and wanted the best for their children.
    • I have a few stupid movies to watch, and my plan is to put her down and unplug from all cares and concerns.
    • Actually, there is nothing to suggest that Sourav is finding the cares of captaincy a strain and a drain on his role as a player.
    • Yet he understands that the Parkhead side will arrive with their own baggage, their own cares and concerns.
    • The pair escape to his rooftop garret and, free from the cares of the world, begin a passionate love affair.
    • These are the best days of training - with good friends and without a care in the world.
    • The beautiful, isolated surroundings of the moors also play a vital part in helping guests leave behind the cares and worries of everyday life, Jan admits.
    • To those worn by cares and anxieties it is a resort for temporary respite.
    • There were plenty of families there all having fun without a care in the world.
    • Seeking an oasis from daily cares and worries, they come here for camaraderie, a common cause and simply to find a treasure for a bargain.
    • Our own cares and concerns suddenly melt when one sees what others are sometimes having to endure.
    • Insults and cares of concern did not penetrate these walls, and I remained almost cynical.
    • Worldly worries and cares take on a different perspective as the devotee looks on everything with a spiritual outlook.
    • Indeed we have left the cares and concerns of the world behind.
    • Compassion begins from where we are, from the circle of our cares and concerns.
    • It transports the spirit and subjugates the cares of the day.
    • Our God wants us to communicate our cares and our concerns through the power of prayer.
    • Michelangelo never married, but he was burdened with a family and all its cares.
    • But now they have moved into a different period: one filled with the cares and responsibilities of middle age.
    • She was on stage, doing what she loved and she had no cares in the world, she was just concerned with everyone staying on beat.
    • The best thing is that everyone who goes to Bats Day can just leave all their cares and worries at the gate, and just have a fun time.
    • It felt good to be back in a friendly atmosphere without a care in the world.
    • Up to the 1990s, smoking was generally regarded as a bad habit, if one that provided some respite from the cares of work and family life.
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    (on letters)
    in care of /care of en casa de

intransitive verb

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    to care ( about sth/sb) preocuparse ( por algo/algn)
    • she cares deeply about social issues se preocupa muchísimo por la problemática social
    • all he cares about is sport lo único que le interesa es el deporte
    • I don't care no me importa
    • he can go to hell for all I care por mí se puede ir al diablo / infierno
    • who cares! ¡y a mí qué!
    • see if I care! ¡me tiene / me trae sin cuidado!

transitive verb

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    (feel concern)
    I couldn't care less what he does me tiene / me trae sin cuidado lo que haga
    • they're not her children; she could care less como no son sus hijos, le importa un comino / un bledo / un rábano
    • what do I care if they don't invite me? ¿y a mí qué me importa si no me invitan?
    • who cares what she says? ¿a quién le importa lo que ella diga?
    • not to care a rap / jot
    • I don't care a rap / jot me importa un comino / un bledo / un rábano
  • 2formal

    to care to + inf
    • would you care to join us for dinner? ¿le gustaría cenar con nosotros?
    • he needs her more than he cares to admit la necesita más de lo que está dispuesto a reconocer
    • would you care to step this way? ¿tendría la bondad de pasar por aquí?

Translation of CARE in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kɛr/


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