Translation of cuidar in English:
- 1.1(juguetes/libros)take care of(casa/plantas)(niño)take care of(enfermo)señora, le cuido el cocheuna señora les cuida a los niñosI'll take care of your car, Madamcuida a su padre enfermoa woman takes care of o looks after the children for themno sabe cuidar el dinerohe cares for o looks after his sick fatherhay que cuidar la saludhe's no good at looking after his moneycuídame la leche un momentitoyou must look after your healthtienes que cuidar ese catarrowould you keep an eye on the milk for a moment?1.2you should look after that cold(estilo/detalles)debes cuidar la ortografíato take care overcuida mucho todos los detallesyou must take care over your spellingcuida mucho su aparienciashe goes to a great deal of trouble over every little detailshe pays great attention to detailshe takes great care over her appearance
dealgo/alguiencuidaré de él como si fuera míoto take care ofsomething/somebodysabe cuidar de sí mismaI'll take care of it o look after it as if it were my owncuidarshe knows how to take care of herself de que+ subjuntivocuida de que no les falte nadacuidaré de que todo marche bienmake sure they have everything they needI'll make sure everything goes smoothly
also: cuidarse verbo pronominal
- 1.1 (reflexivo)¡cuídate! no se cuidan biento take care of oneselflook after oneself¡tú sí que sabes cuidarte!they don't take care of o look after themselves properlydejó de cuidarseyou certainly know how to look after yourself!you don't live badly, do you?1.2 (procurar no)cuidarseshe let herself go
de+ infinitivose cuidan mucho de enfrentarse directamentese cuidó mucho or muy bien de (no) volver por ahíthey are very careful not to clash head-oncuídate mucho de andar diciendo cosas de míhe took good care not to o he made very sure he didn't go back thereyou'd better not go round saying things about me
- Los trabajadores aprendieron a cuidar las esculturas de mármol.
- O que cuiden el agua pero no tengan una buena higiene.
- Ser capaz de cuidar a los niños en diferentes circunstancias.
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