Preocupar in English | Spanish to English Translation
transitive verb
1. to worry (inquietar)
  • me preocupa no saber nada de él I'm worried I haven't heard from him
2. to bother (importar)
  • sólo le preocupa su apariencia externa he's only bothered about his appearance
pronominal verb
1. to worry (inquietarse) (por about), to be worried (por about)
  • no te preocupes don't worry
  • no te preocupes por ella don't worry about her
2. (encargarse)
  • preocuparse de algo to take care of something
  • preocuparse de hacer algo to see to it that something is done
  • preocuparse de que… to make sure that…
transitive verb
(inquietar) to worry; (molestar) to bother
esto me preocupa muchísimo I'm extremely worried about this; this worries me very much; me preocupa cómo decírselo I'm worried about how to tell him; no le preocupa el qué dirán he's not bothered about what people may say
pronominal verb
1 (inquietarse) to worry;de, por about
¡no se preocupe! (para calmar a algn) don't worry!; (para que algn no haga algo) don't bother!; no te preocupes por eso don't worry about that; no se preocupa en lo más mínimo he doesn't care in the least
2 (ocuparse) to concern o.s.;de about
tú preocúpate de que todo esté listo you see to it that everything is ready
3 (dar prioridad)
preocuparse de algo to give special attention to sth; give sth priority
Verb Conjugations for preocupar
Gerund: preocupando
Participle: preocupado
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