In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cautious)cuidadosoprudenteyou should be more careful in future — tendrías que tener más cuidado en el futuro
- be careful — (ten) cuidado
- be careful going down the stairs — (ten) cuidado al bajar las escaleras
- be careful you don't fall! — ¡cuidado, no vayas a caerte!
- be careful she doesn't trick you — ten cuidado de que no te vaya a engañar
- be careful where you step/what you say — (ten) cuidado dónde pisas/con lo que dices
- to be careful of sb/sth — tener cuidado con algn/algo
- be careful of pickpockets/the dog — ten cuidado con los carteristas/el perro
- I have to be careful of drinking too much — tengo que tener cuidado de no beber demasiado
- to be careful to + inf — procurar + inf
- be careful not to upset my mother — procura no disgustar a mi madre
- I was careful to invite her as well — no se me pasó por alto invitarla
- to be careful with sth — tener cuidado con algo
- be careful with that vase — ten cuidado con ese jarrón
- to be careful with one's money — (mean) mirar mucho el dinero
- We should do everything we can as a government and as a people to be watchful and careful.
- In taking forward his company, he must be careful to make sure that the business case works for each part separately.
- With these he was careful and prudent, but never hesitated to recommend judicious outlay.
- He also struck me as a cautious and careful man and an impressive witness.
- Could it be that since quitting his job, he has to be more careful with his baht?
- I learnt a valuable lesson which was to be a little more careful with my finances.
- Mack and Phil followed him, careful to avoid anything which would betray their position.
- My dad was always very careful and he has advised me not to be too cautious and end up with money I don't know what to do with.
- With many clubs becoming increasingly careful with the pennies, very few big money deals took place.
- It's win at all costs and he is going to have to be careful because he could lose a lot.
- Hands up all those who think Yorkshire parliamentarians will be far more careful with the public purse?
- Ash paused, and recounted his dream to her in descriptive detail but was careful to avoid the part where she dies.
- We were very concerned to ensure that any opening of the courts was careful and cautious.
- Look guys I know we have to be a bit more alert, I know we have to be a bit more aware and careful.
- I never was in the habit of depriving myself but from now on I refuse to be careful with my money.
- They were careful to make sure Robinson's helmet and feet did not contact the fragile ship.
- Yes, these are tough times for everyone, but that is not why he was being so careful with his money.
- By the way, I used to work for a chap who was tremendously careful with his money.
- Be careful of alcohol and drugs especially if you tend to become angry or aggressive when drinking.
- Be careful and use caution and I trust you, yours too will be a positive experience.
- Be careful with irony or sarcasm, especially if you are emailing someone abroad.
- She would have to be more careful-he was aware of her and she was losing her energy quickly.
- An unadmitted lack of confidence makes him careful to avoid open conflict and he feels he must make the best of things as they are.
- He claims to be more careful and measured than he was in those days, but his example does not appear to have rubbed off on his players.
- He has a reputation for being careful with money, but not with time and laughs.
- Stuff like Lemsip is also banned and you have got to be careful with your caffeine dosages.
- The last stage had a lot of loose gravel on the surface so I made sure I was careful.
- I also went to the gym and worked out and I made sure I was careful with what I ate.
- Perhaps a deficiency in this chemical marks a person as someone who needs to be careful with booze.
- As the election draws near I must be careful to avoid bias, such is the frightening influence of the diary.
- However be careful to avoid litigations, as they will be a barrier to your success.
- He was so nearly lost to addiction some years ago that he is now careful in the other extreme.
- As Christmas approaches we would urge the public to be particularly careful with money.
- Kwan says she must be careful and aware of her body to make sure she doesn't risk injury.
- I must be very careful not to lose my temper with Maureen from the flats management company tomorrow.
- I'm not really careful and cautious, I tend to speak without thinking and jump in head first to a problem.
- I like to treat myself now and again, but I am very careful in that I always put money aside for saving.
- The rivals not only have deeper pockets, they are less careful than the canny Tike on how they spend their cash.
- We have been careful and cautious: we don't have Scottish in our name for nothing.
- Apparently she was that she was a bit too careful with her money and died leaving millions of pounds.
2(painstaking)(planning) cuidadoso(work) cuidado(work) esmerado(work) bien hecho(worker) meticulosoafter careful consideration of all the options — después de considerar detenidamente todas las opciones
- In such circumstances careful financial planning for the future has to be done right from the start.
- These are not reasons for inaction but they counsel caution and careful planning.
- Such heady days may yet return to Carrow Road, but will only do so with sensible and careful planning.
- Take careful measurements of doors and windows before buying to make sure they will fit in their new home.
- Anti-speed campaigners in Guiseley have been rewarding careful drivers with a smile.
- Considering I was the world's most careful driver, I felt some tension creep into my body.
- I took careful, measured steps that didn't cause my pants to shift too much.
- To be frank, his bat was held too straight, his careful answers the product of wary years of dealing with the media.
- It is measured objectively by the care to be expected of an experienced, skilled and careful driver.
- One of its main strengths is reckoned to be in the careful management of other peoples' money.
- A defendant would have to use careful language to avoid imputing guilt by a statement of suspicion.
- But it has taken time and a lot of careful planning to avoid going into debt.
- Just a careful check every now and again to make sure it doesn't grow.
- Once this is complete, careful testing will help Dione to avoid costly mistakes.
- After much careful deliberation, I had finally managed to whittle my wishes down to just two.
- You can often avoid CGT with careful planning and canny use of your annual allowance.
- A lot of wastage can be avoided in toilets, baths and kitchens too with careful planning.
- Using your home to provide you with extra money in your old age needs careful thinking and it shouldn't be done lightly.
- This timely reminder of the dangers of diabetes should prompt a careful look at the wisdom of that strategy.
- First, the entire science of astronomy had depended on careful measurement from the very beginning.
1(ten) cuidadocareful you don't fall! — ¡cuidado, no vayas a caerte!
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