Translation of concern in Spanish:
- 1 countable/numerable (business, affair) asunto (masculine) that's no concern of yours eso no es asunto tuyo or no es de tu incumbencia, eso no te concierne or no te incumbe (a ti) what concern is it of ours? ¿y a nosotros qué nos importa? what they do in their free time is their concern lo que hagan en su tiempo libre es asunto suyo make it your concern to send all the faxes immediately encárguese personalmente de que todos los faxes se manden inmediatamente
- 2 uncountable/no numerable 2.1 (anxiety) preocupación (feminine), inquietud (feminine) there's cause for concern hay motivos de preocupación or para preocuparse her health has been a constant source o object of concern to her parents su salud ha sido un constante motivo de preocupación para sus padres there is concern that … preocupa que …, es preocupante or inquietante que … 2.2 (interest) concern
forsb/sth interés (masculine) poralgn/algo she shows genuine concern for their welfare demuestra un verdadero interés por su bienestar to be of concern to sb importarle or preocuparle a algn it's of no great concern to me what he does no 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/numerable (firm) empresa (feminine), negocio (masculine) a going concern un 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.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (affect, involve) concernir*, incumbir it concerns all of us nos concierne or incumbe a todos the people/department concerned la gente/el departamento en cuestión those concerned know who they are los interesados ya saben quiénes son to be concerned
insth estar* involucrado enalgo to be concerned withsth ocuparse dealgo where money is concerned, he's hopeless en lo que respecta al dinero, es un caso perdido is this letter important? — not as far as I'm concerned ¿esta carta es importante? — en lo que a mí respecta, no or para mí, no as far as I'm concerned, the matter is closed en lo que a mí respecta, el asunto está zanjado, por mi parte doy el asunto por zanjado he can drop dead as far as I'm concerned [colloquial/familiar] por mí que se muera [colloquial/familiar] I might as well not exist as far as he's concerned para él es como si yo no existiera to whom it may concern [formal] a quien corresponda [formal]
- 2 2.1 (interest) interesar money is the only thing that concerns him el dinero es lo único que le interesato be concerned
withsth I'm more concerned with quality than quantity me interesa más la calidad que la cantidad 2.2 (worry, bother) preocupar, inquietar what concerns her is … lo que le or la preocupa or inquieta es …
reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo
- to concern oneself (
aboutsb/sth) preocuparse ( poralgn/algo) I wouldn't concern yourself yo que tú no me preocuparíato concern oneself withsth I don't concern myself with their affairs yo no me inmiscuyo en sus asuntos concern yourself with the problem in hand ocúpate del problema que tienes entre manos
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