¿Sabías que...?: Es el nombre de un líder respetado de la revolución Mexicana, así como un tipo de calzado.
cuidar / to look after
 
cuidar  
A. -transitive verb
1. (=atender)
[+familia, jardínoun, edificio]   to look after,   take care of
[+rebaño]   to tend
·las personas que deciden quedarse en casa y cuidar a sus hijos
·people who decide to stay at home and look after their children
·se dedica a cuidar niños por las noches
·she does baby-sitting in the evenings
·una organizaciónoun que cuida a los huérfanos de guerra
·an organization caring for orphans of war
2. (=preocuparse por)
[+muebles, propiedades, entorno, salud]   to look after,   take care of
·no cuidan nada la casa
·they don't look after the house at all,   they don't take any care of the house
·se preocupa mucho de cuidar la línea
·she watches her figure very carefully
3. (=poner atenciónoun en)
[+detalles, ortografía]   to pay attention to,   take care over
·en ese restaurante cuidan mucho los detalles
·they pay great attention to detail o take great care over the details in that restaurant
·el director cuidó al masculineáximo la puesta en escena de la obra
·the director took the greatest care over the production of the play
·cuida mucho su imagen liberal
·she carefully cultivates her liberal image
B. -intransitive verb
1. cuidar [de] =   to look after,   take care of
·¿quiénoun cuidará de ti?
·who will look after you?,   who will take care of you?
b. cuidar de [hacer] algo =   to take care to do something
·siempre cuidaba de mantener el termo lleno de agua caliente
·he always took care to keep the thermos full of hot water
·cuide de no caer
·careful you don't fall
c. cuidar de [que] =   to make sure that
·cuide de que no pase nadie
·make sure nobody gets in
·cuidó de que todo saliera bien
·he made sure that everything went smoothly
2. cuidar [con]     to be careful of
·cuida con esa gente
·be careful of those people
C.
-pronominal verb
1. [persona]   to look after o.noun.,   take care of o.noun.
·desde que se quedó viudo ha dejado de cuidarse
·since he lost his wife he hasn't been looking after himself properly o taking proper care of himself
·se cuida mucho
·she takes good care of herself
·¡cómo te cuidas!
·you do know how to look after yourself well!
·¡cuídate!
(al despedirse)   take care!
2. cuidarse [de] algo
(=encargarse)   to take care of something
(=preocuparse)   to worry about something
·los organizadores se cuidan del alojamiento y las comidas
·the organizers take care of accommodation and meals
·no se cuida del qué diránoun
·she doesn't worry about what people think
b. cuidarse de [hacer] algo =   to be careful to do something,   take care to do something
·todos se cuidan de no ser los primeros en hacerlo
·everyone is careful not to o takes care not to be the first to do it
·cuidarse muy mucho de hacer algo
·to take good o great care to do something
 
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