Quick answer
"Concerned" is an adjective which is often translated as "preocupado", and "worry" is a reflexive verb which is often translated as "preocuparse". Learn more about the difference between "concerned" and "worry" below.
concerned(
kuhn
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suhrnd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (worried)
a. preocupado
I am very concerned about my grandmother's health.Estoy muy preocupado por la salud de mi abuela.
2. (interested)
a. interesado
We are concerned with encouraging students to learn foreign languages.Estamos interesados en motivar a los alumnos a aprender idiomas.
b. preocupado
You should be more concerned with your character than your reputation.Deberías estar más preocupado por tu carácter que por tu reputación.
3. (involved)
a. interesado
The judge was addressing all the concerned parties.El juez se dirigía a todas las partes interesadas.
b. afectado
Governor Harris has met with members of concerned families.El gobernador Harris se reunió con miembros de familias afectadas.
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worry(
wuh
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ri
)
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
1. (to be concerned)
a. preocuparse
Calm down! You worry too much.¡Cálmate! Te preocupas demasiado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cause distress)
a. preocupar
The little things in life don't worry me.Las cosas pequeñas de la vida no me preocupan.
3. (to bother)
a. molestar
He didn't want to worry anyone with his problems, so he decided to see a therapist.No quiso molestar a nadie con sus problemas, así que decidió ver a un terapeuta.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (concern)
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).
I prefer to live the easy life, without any worries.Prefiero vivir la vida fácil, sin preocupaciones.
5. (anxiety)
a. la inquietud
(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 is consumed with worry over the impending decision.Está consumida por la inquietud de la decisión inminente.
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