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cuidar

Translation of cuidar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2
    (estilo/detalles)
    to take care over
    debes cuidar la ortografía
    you must take care over your spelling
    cuida mucho todos los detalles
    she goes to a great deal of trouble over every little detail
    she pays great attention to detail
    cuida mucho su apariencia
    she takes great care over her appearance

verbo intransitivo

  • cuidar de algo/alguien
    to take care of something/somebody
    cuidaré de él como si fuera mío
    I'll take care of it o look after it as if it were my own
    sabe cuidar de sí misma
    she knows how to take care of herself
    cuidar de que + subjuntivocuida de que no les falte nada
    make sure they have everything they need
    cuidaré de que todo marche bien
    I'll make sure everything goes smoothly

also: cuidarse verbo pronominal

  • 1 (reflexivo)
    to take care of oneself
    look after oneself
    ¡cuídate! no se cuidan bien
    they don't take care of o look after themselves properly
    ¡tú sí que sabes cuidarte!
    you certainly know how to look after yourself!
    you don't live badly, do you?
    dejó de cuidarse
    she let herself go
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate take care of oneself into German
  • 2 (procurar no)cuidarse de + infinitivose cuidan mucho de enfrentarse directamente
    they are very careful not to clash head-on
    se cuidó mucho or muy bien de (no) volver por ahí
    he took good care not to o he made very sure he didn't go back there
    cuídate mucho de andar diciendo cosas de mí
    you'd better not go round saying things about me
Example sentences
  • 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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