"Be concerned" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "estar preocupado", and "care" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuidado". Learn more about the difference between "be concerned" and "care" below.
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be worried)
2. (to show interest)
a. estar interesado
I'm concerned with classical architecture and would love to travel around Europe.Estoy interesado en la arquitectura clásica y me encantaría viajar por Europa.
b. estar preocupado
I'm concerned with what's going on in our community.Estoy preocupado por lo que pasa en nuestra comunidad.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (looking after)
a. el cuidado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When their mother abandoned them, they were placed in the care of their grandparents.Cuando su madre los abandonó, quedaron al cuidado de sus abuelos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to be concerned)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).