In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(manner/attitude) cauteloso(attitude/manner) precavidoto keep a wary eye on sth/sb — vigilar algo/a algn de cerca
- to be wary of sb/sth — no fiarse de algn/algo
- I would be wary of him/his motives — yo no me fiaría de él/de sus motivos
- the government is wary of military involvement — el gobierno se resiste a dar intervención a las fuerzas armadas
- to be wary of strangers — recelar / no fiarse de los desconocidos
- It is no wonder that the bosses of small companies are wary of treading the stock market path.
- Some taxpayers might be wary of online filing because of earlier problems with the system.
- We understand some people may be wary of changing the NHS that we all grew up with.
- Mr Fisher says that with the advent of new technology teachers need to be wary.
- She had learned too early in life to be wary and watchful, to worry and to expect the worst.
- Yet he was once a quarter-finalist at junior Wimbledon and has no need to be wary.
- It does make you feel wary of other people in that profession, which is a shame.
- We should be wary of dangers to our liberty and privacy with the excuse of security.
- A panic alarm had been installed at his home by police and he was still wary about going out.
- Shrewd and wary was Leofric, careful and measured in all things, nothing beyond him.
- How often have those five simple words struck terror into the heart of the wary viewer?
- Keays said she was now wary about her daughter's desire to meet with her father.
- I was always a bit wary of its claim to being the chosen resting place of Pocahontas.
- He also taught me that you should be most wary when politicians are trying to get something.
- She still has problems with her knee and says she is wary about going into town with her handbag.
- I was wary of him at first and he had to ask my permission to give me a kiss.
- It is important to be wary of the way in which words are used to influence our thinking.
- Perhaps he is wary of appearing to be an apologist in the eyes of his western readers.
- He was truly despairing, but the muted female voice was firm, but understandably wary.
- So just as much as the text in an article, be wary of the message presented in any image.
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