There are 3 translations of care in Spanish:

care1

Pronunciation: /ker; keə(r)/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (attention, carefulness) cuidado (m), atención (f) she was driving without due care and attention conducía en forma imprudente y sin prestar la debida atención have a care! [formal] ¡tenga cuidado! handle with care frágil
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    • I tried to answer every question with much care, considering the risk to my life.
    • Roll-up smoking seems to be an activity rather than an addiction - each lovingly rolled with care and attention.
    • Wash your garment with care and avoid scrubbing excessively to prevent damaging it.
    1.2to take care tener* cuidado take care! (be careful) ¡ten cuidado! (look after yourself) ¡cuídate! take care crossing the road (ten) cuidado al cruzar la calle to take care over o with sth poner* cuidado en algo, cuidar algo he takes enormous care over o with the presentation of food pone muchísimo cuidado en or 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
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable 2.1 (of people) medical care asistencia (feminine) médica she's in o under Dr Knapp's care la está tratando or atendiendo el Dr Knapp, está en manos del 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 or se encargaba de él could I leave these documents in your care? ¿puedo dejar estos documentos a su cuidado?
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    • 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.
    • Delegates also called for improved services for pensioners in health, social care and transport.
    2.3 (British English/inglés británico) [Social Administration/Servicios Sociales] children in careniños 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
  • 3 3.1to take care of sb/sth (look after) atender* a algn, cuidar de algn [of children] cuidar a or de algn, ocuparse or encargarse* de algn [of pet/plant] cuidar algo [of machine/car] 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 3.2to take care of sb/sth (be responsible for, deal with) ocuparse or encargarse* de algn/algo leave Helen to take care of the details deja que Helen se ocupe or se encargue de los detalles that takes care of that! ¡listo! or ¡eso ya está! 3.3to take care of sb (beat up, kill) [sl & euph] encargarse* de algn [colloquial, euphemistic/familiar, eufemístico]
  • 4 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (worry) preocupación (feminine) free of all care(s) sin preocupaciones not to have a care in the world o to be without a care in the world no tener* ninguna preocupación
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    • Compassion begins from where we are, from the circle of our cares and concerns.
    • I have a few stupid movies to watch, and my plan is to put her down and unplug from all cares and concerns.
    • Yet he understands that the Parkhead side will arrive with their own baggage, their own cares and concerns.
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    • To those worn by cares and anxieties it is a resort for temporary respite.
    • 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.
    • But she's also got a knack for handling your cares and worries and, when it's all too much, your tears.
  • 5 (on letters) in care of (American English/inglés norteamericano) o (British English/inglés británico) care of en casa de

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There are 3 translations of care in Spanish:

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vi

  • 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, me es or me da igual he can go to hell for all I care por mí se puede ir al diablo or infierno who cares! ¡y a mí qué! see if I care! ¡me tiene or me trae sin cuidado!, ¡me da igual!

vt

  • 1.1 (feel concern) (usu neg, interrog) I couldn't care less what he does me tiene or me trae sin cuidado lo que haga, no me importa en absoluto lo que haga they're not her children; she could care less (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] como no son sus hijos, le importa un comino or un bledo or un rábano [colloquial/familiar] 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 o jot [dated/anticuado] I don't care a rap o jot me importa un comino or un bledo or un rábano [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (wish) [formal]to care to + infinitive/infinitivo 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?
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    • He had a keen interest in golf and indeed passed his vast knowledge of the game to anyone caring to listen.
    • And for anyone who cares to listen, BBC world have a Kazakh language service available.
    • These sections have been defending rights of minorities in abstract secular terms, without caring to examine whether the purpose of secularism i.e. equality of treatment by the State is being achieved.
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    • It's not a great plot - a little cheesy, but enough for us to care about and stay interested in the film.
    • Either way, it would be in their best interest to care about you, the student, and respond.
    • It piqued my interest enough to care about where this story, and these characters, are going.

Phrasal verbs

care for

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
1.1 (look after) [patient] cuidar (de), atender*; [house/garden] cuidar, ocuparse or encargarse* de well cared for bien cuidado 1.2 (be fond of) querer*, sentir* afecto or cariño por 1.3 (like) (usually negative/generalmente negativo) I don't care for his type very much no me gusta mucho ese tipo de persona the house was lovely, but I didn't care for the furniture la casa era preciosa, pero los muebles no me gustaron or no eran de mi gusto 1.4 (in offers) [formal] would you care for a cigar? ¿puedo ofrecerle un puro?, ¿le apetece un puro? (especially Spain/especialmente España) would you care for a stroll in the garden? ¿le gustaría dar un paseo por el jardín?

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There are 3 translations of care in Spanish:

CARE

Pronunciation: /ker; keə(r)/

n

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