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Pronunciation: /preokkuˈpare/

Translation of preoccupare in English:

verbo transitivo

also: preoccuparsi verbo pronominale

  • 2 (prendersi la briga, provvedere a)
    to take care, to take the trouble
    non si è neanche preoccupata di avvertirmi
    she didn't even take the trouble to tell me
    non si è preoccupato di sapere se la cosa mi andava bene
    he didn't think to ask if it would suit me

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