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1formalatentoamableconsideradotener en cuenta algo/a algnit was thoughtful of you to ask — fue un detalle por tu parte el preguntar
- a present? how thoughtful of you! — ¿un regalo? ¡qué detalle! / ¡qué amabilidad!
- to be thoughtful of sth/sb
- It was a very kind and thoughtful gesture and an example of the love and respect which we should all have for each other to make for peace and harmony in this troubled world.
- Indifferent to hunting or wrestling or drinking, Bill, who likes to read, is thoughtful and gentle.
- Thank you very much for the parcels of groceries, it was very thoughtful of you all.
- He is a very caring, thoughtful, generous man, so I get confused by the extremes.
- He was always so thoughtful, paying attention to every small detail.
- Ed is, in all seriousness, one of the most thoughtful and considerate people I've ever come across.
- His manner tells of a well-raised, thoughtful, tender individual.
- Michael even bought us both cards and presents which was very thoughtful of him.
- It was nice and thoughtful of them and all, but she just really wanted to go home and soak her feet.
- Thank you for the birthday card and the money, it was very thoughtful of you, I appreciate it.
- He was one of nature's gentlemen and was a hard working thoughtful neighbour who was always there to lend a hand in times of trouble.
- Is she usually thoughtful and considerate of you, or does she have a track record of thinking only of herself?
- On the other hand, if one wants their child to be obedient, thoughtful to others, discipline them at the time of their disobedience and not half an hour later.
- He's a wonderful, sweet, thoughtful and considerate guy.
- He is attentive and thoughtful, always willing to do his share of the housework and invariably cheerful.
- Although we now face difficult moral choices I am so grateful that we've emerged as a much more compassionate and thoughtful society.
- Dave was always a perfect gentleman: thoughtful, kind and willing to help a young, dumb writer.
- I have the kindest, most generous and thoughtful readers and friends anywhere.
- Hegel himself said that the philosophy of history means nothing but the thoughtful consideration of it.
- These are serious, thoughtful people who are not in thrall to the restrictions of old ideologies.
- He turned out to be very passionate, articulate, enthusiastic and thoughtful.
- Will the new parliament be equally thoughtful and reflective in response?
- Your words and the thoughtful reflections of others will help awaken those who can and will make a difference.
- It should also open up the intellectual space for the thoughtful consideration of the subject.
- He was quiet, thoughtful, sensitive, studious - but a bit of an apologist.
- The decision to leave the firm was a difficult one and involved many hours of thoughtful consideration.
- It is long overdue, and is the outcome of thoughtful consideration and review.
- Her forceful personality and ease in the spotlight complemented the king's serious, thoughtful demeanour.
- Levi looked at Hal, laughed, and then extended his palm in a thoughtful manner.
- Damian didn't reply, but instead sat in a very thoughtful manner without touching his plate.
- She is thoughtful and reflective, and I have enormous respect for her passionate dedication.
- By nature she is a thoughtful, serious girl whose natural reticence has been reinforced by too many rooms full of flashbulbs and poised pens.
- The decision to make the changes was made after a long search and thoughtful consideration.
- He tells me that at this stage in his life he is reflective and thoughtful, very different from his stage persona.
- The tone of delegates interviewed afterwards was thoughtful and reflective.
- It is the task of thoughtful researchers to critically consider how knowledge in their field is produced and used.
- He returned to his chair as silence and thoughtful reflection punctuated the moment.
- It makes me think that she's just fairly introverted and is quite a thoughtful person, even pensive perhaps.
- These are two thoughtful performances in a carefully understated film that has a number of erudite lines without ever becoming preachy.
- Bonner, on the other hand, offers a gentle and thoughtful appraisal.
- Senior leaders nowadays don't have time for deep reflection or thoughtful analysis.
- Their careful and thoughtful comments led to marked improvements in nearly all the reports.
- The delay in getting it to you was caused in part by life having become rather busy recently and in part by the need to make a careful, thoughtful choice.
- This is an important, thoughtful book deserving of a good deal of careful attention.
- His more thoughtful critics worry that he is a little too much in love with the idea of himself as a shocking truth-speaker.
- Nevertheless, I must compliment you on the thoughtful and informed analysis present in your reports.
- He has made a serious and thoughtful film, despite some obvious limitations.
- For all his occasional gaucheness and undue display, he is the most thoughtful and provocative poet writing in English today.
- While most of his pictures are serious and thoughtful, this one is full of silent excitement.
- This is a thoughtful, carefully crafted and, above all, intelligent movie which deserves a massive audience.
- Some response is required, and the response must be made in a thoughtful and informed manner.
- This is an absorbing and thoughtful novel, though its ambiguities occasionally frustrate.
- There are decent, thoughtful, credible arguments on both sides of the gun control debate.
- But let's be careful with our criticisms, thoughtful about where we lay the responsibility.
- Succumbing to the hype, I thought the film was going to be a thoughtful treatment of a serious issue.
- It's a wonderfully rich, thoughtful and provocative piece of drama.
- This is a particularly gracious and thoughtful reply from the media, and we are grateful for it.
- The blog contains a thoughtful, honest, civil exchange of opinion from all sides of the issue.
3(reflective, considered)(movie/person/book) serio(person/book/movie) reflexivo
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