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careful

cuidadoso

adjective

careful
[ˈkeəfʊl]
adjetivo
1. cuidadoso(a) (taking care); cauto(a), precavido(a) (prudent)
  • (be) careful! -> ¡(ten) cuidado!
  • to be careful to do something -> tener cuidado de or procurar hacer algo
  • she was careful not to mention this -> tuvo cuidado de or procuró no mencionar esto
  • be careful not to drop it -> procura que no se te caiga
  • be careful what you say -> cuidado con lo que dices
  • you can't be too careful these days -> en estos tiempos que corren toda precaución es poca
2. cuidadoso(a) (thorough) (work, inspection)
  • after careful consideration -> tras mucho reflexionar

careful [kea-ful]
adjetivo
1. Cuidadoso, ansioso, lleno de cuidados, inquieto, prudente (cautious).
  • You should be more careful in future -> tendrías que tener más cuidado en el futuro
  • You can’t be too careful -> toda prudencia es poca
  • Be careful -> ten cuidado
  • Be careful what you say -> cuidado con lo que dices
2. Diligente, cauteloso, vigilante, avisado, prudente, solícito.
  • After careful consideration of all the options -> después de considerar detenidamente todas las opciones
Cuidadoso (painstaking/planning); cuidado, esmerado, bien hecho (work); meticuloso (worker).

careful [ˈkɛəfʊl]
adjective
1 (taking care, cautious) cuidadoso; cauteloso
he's a careful driver es un conductor prudente; conduce con prudencia or cuidado
to be careful tener cuidado; (be) careful! ¡(ten) cuidado!
she's very careful about what she eats pone mucho cuidado en or es muy prudente con lo que come
be careful of the dog ten cuidado con el perro
be careful that he doesn't hear you procura que no te oiga; ten cuidado de que no te oiga
be careful to shut the door no te olvides de cerrar la puerta
he was careful to point out that ... se cuidó de señalar que ...; he was careful not to offend her tuvo cuidado de no ofenderle
be careful not to drop it be careful (that) you don't drop it procura que no se te caiga; ten cuidado de que no se te caiga
we have to be very careful not to be seen tenemos que tener mucho cuidado de que no nos vean
you can't be too careful todos las precauciones son pocas
be careful what you say to him (ten) cuidado con lo que le dices
to be careful with sth tener cuidado con algo
be careful with the glasses cuidado con los vasos; he's very careful with his money es muy ahorrador; es muy tacaño
2 (painstaking) [+work] cuidadoso; esmerado; [+writer] cuidadoso; meticuloso; [+planning, examination] meticuloso; cuidadoso
after careful consideration of all the relevant facts después de considerar todos los datos cuidadosamente
managing your workload takes careful planning
after weeks of careful preparation después de semanas de cuidadosos or intensos preparativos
But despite all this careful preparation painting and decorating needs careful preparation
we have made a careful study of the report hemos estudiado el informe cuidadosamente or detenidamente
after giving this problem careful thought, I believe that ... después de pensar detenidamente sobre este problema, creo que ...

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