Translation of concern in Spanish:
- 1 countable (business, affair) that's no concern of yourswhat concern is it of ours?eso no es asunto tuyo or no es de tu incumbenciaeso no te concierne or no te incumbe (a ti)what they do in their free time is their concern¿y a nosotros qué nos importa?make it your concern to send all the faxes immediatelylo que hagan en su tiempo libre es asunto suyoencárguese personalmente de que todos los faxes se manden inmediatamente
- 2 uncountable 2.1 (anxiety) there's cause for concernher health has been a constant source o object of concern to her parentshay motivos de preocupación or para preocuparsethere is concern that …su salud ha sido un constante motivo de preocupación para sus padres2.2 (interest) See examples:concernpreocupa que …es preocupante or inquietante que …
forsomebody/somethingshe shows genuine concern for their welfareinterés (masculine) poralguien/algoto be of concern to somebodydemuestra un verdadero interés por su bienestarit's of no great concern to me what he doesimportarle or preocuparle a alguienno me importa or no me preocupa mucho lo que hagaExample sentences
- It is obvious that our children's needs and concerns extend over the whole spectrum of issues which are of concern to adults in our communities.
- We will welcome your input on matters of concern to your community.
- Compare the duration of this discussion with the time allocated to matters of concern to the general public.
- Controversial plans to merge two primary schools were met with opposition as worried parents raised concerns over their children's safety.
- This week Professor Hay will attend an inquest in Leeds into his wife's death at which he hopes to raise concerns about the safety of the drug.
- Traffic troubles in front of the new Richmond High have raised safety concerns as well as irritated drivers.
- 3 countable (firm) a going concernun negocio en marchaExample sentences
- The land and its people that produce and process the products, form the organisation's business concerns.
- The house became a business concern in 1995 after the death of the sixth Marquess.
- Even the established business concerns in Vincent and adjacent to Western Avenue could make an effort to those concerned to clean up the area.
- 1 (affect, involve) it concerns all of usthe people/department concernednos concierne or incumbe a todosthose concerned know who they arela gente/el departamento en cuestiónto be concernedlos interesados ya saben quiénes son
insomethingto be concernedestar involucrado enalgo withsomethingwhere money is concerned, he's hopelessocuparse dealgois this letter important? — not as far as I'm concerneden lo que respecta al dinero, es un caso perdidoas far as I'm concerned, the matter is closed¿esta carta es importante? — en lo que a mí respecta, no or para mí, nohe can drop dead as far as I'm concerned [colloquial] I might as well not exist as far as he's concerneden lo que a mí respecta, el asunto está zanjadopor mi parte doy el asunto por zanjadoto whom it may concern [formal]para él es como si yo no existieraExample sentences
- It is so important for all concerned that we know what people do and do not want.
- She said the PCT is committed to involving staff and patients in the review and that all concerned parties would be kept informed.
- While no definitive solution to the impasse was reached there will be a further meeting of all concerned next week
- 2 2.1 (interest) money is the only thing that concerns himto be concernedel dinero es lo único que le interesa
withsomethingI'm more concerned with quality than quantity2.2 (worry, bother) what concerns her is …me interesa más la calidad que la cantidadlo que le or la preocupa or inquieta es …Example sentences
- This bodybuilder admits that the cost concerns him, but he appears less worried about the health risks.
- Still, the fact that enough other papers all but glossed over his troubles concerns me.
- A chance remark by trainer Peter Niven a few weeks ago worried me then, and concerns me even more in retrospect.
- Some, such as chambers of commerce, concern themselves with narrowly defined interests.
- There is every likelihood of there being something of interest to those who concern themselves with such things, and tourism might be enhanced.
- CB has been personally involved with some of the campaigns his newspaper has concerned itself with.
- 3 (relate to) See examples: my doubts concern her experiencemy fears concerning her health were unfoundedtengo dudas en cuanto a or (con) respecto a su experienciaitem one concerns the new officemis temores en cuanto a or respecto a su salud eran infundadosel primer punto trata de la nueva oficinaExample sentences
- Of course, the Today Tonight story was only concerned with the latter issue.
- Julian Barnes's new book of short stories is concerned with old age and death.
- Shelton is less concerned with telling a story than with finding answers.
- to concern oneself (
aboutsomebody/something)I wouldn't concern yourselfpreocuparse ( poralguien/algo)to concern oneselfyo que tú no me preocuparía withsomethingI don't concern myself with their affairsconcern yourself with the problem in handyo no me inmiscuyo en sus asuntosocúpate del problema que tienes entre manos
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