Quick answer
"Care" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuidado", and "mind" is a noun which is often translated as "la mente". Learn more about the difference between "care" and "mind" below.
care(
kehr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (carefulness)
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).
Please handle the knife with care!Por favor, ¡maneja el cuchillo con cuidado!
b. la atención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This type of plant needs a lot of care.Este tipo de planta requiere mucha atención.
2. (worry)
a. la preocupación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She hasn't a care in the world.No tiene ni una sola preocupación.
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.
4. (medicine)
a. la asistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After the operation, I received medical care at home.Tras la operación recibí asistencia médica en casa.
b. la atención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Were you satisfied with the care you received?¿Estuvieron satisfechos con la atención que recibieron?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to be concerned)
a. preocuparse
He doesn't care about the environment.No se preocupa por el medio ambiente.
b. importar
He says he wants to apologize. - I don't care!Dice que quiere disculparse. - ¡No me importa!
6. (to like)
a. apetecer
We're going to the exhibition. Would you care to join us?Vamos a ir a la exposición. ¿Le apetecería ir con nosotros?
b. desear
Would you care for another whiskey?¿Desea otro whisky?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to be concerned about)
a. preocuparse por
They care a great deal about their customers.Se preocupan mucho por sus clientes.
b. importar
I don't care what people say about my hair color.No me importa lo que digan sobre el color de mi pelo.
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mind(
maynd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brain)
a. la mente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The human mind is unique in the animal kingdom.La mente humana es única dentro del reino animal.
2. (thoughts)
a. la mente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I can't get her out of my mind.No puedo sacarla de mi mente.
b. la cabeza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm sorry for not paying attention; my mind is in another place.Discúlpame por no prestar atención; mi cabeza está en otro lugar.
3. (sanity)
a. la razón
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He lost his mind after the accident.Perdió la razón después del accidente.
b. el juicio
(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).
I feel like I'm losing my mind. I can't find my keys anywhere.Siento que estoy perdiendo el juicio. No encuentro mis llaves en ningún lado.
4. (intelligent person)
a. la mente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He is considered one of the century's most brilliant minds.Es considerado una de las mentes más brillantes de este siglo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to affect)
a. importar
You can move my books; I don't mind.Puedes mover mis libros; no me importa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to take care of)
a. cuidar
Can you mind your littler sister while I'm gone?Cuida a tu hermanita mientras estoy fuera.
7. (to pay attention to)
a. cuidar
My mother taught me to always mind my manners.Mi madre me enseñó a siempre cuidar mis modales.
8. (to concern oneself with)
a. ocuparse de
If she doesn't want to get into trouble, she should mind her own business.Si ella no quiere meterse en problemas, debe ocuparse de sus asuntos.
9. (to be cautious with)
a. tener cuidado de
Mind you don't trip over your shoelaces.Ten cuidado de no tropezar con los cordones de los zapatos.
b. procurar
Mind you don't forget your passport.Procura no olvidar el pasaporte.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
10. (imperative)
a. cuidado con
Mind that vase!¡Cuidado con ese florero!
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