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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cautious)
a. careful
No gano mucho dinero y por eso soy tan mirada con lo que gasto.I don't earn a lot of money, and that's why I'm so careful with my spending.
2. (attentive)
a. considerate
Laura es muy mirada y nunca haría un comentario que pudiera herir a alguien.Laura is very considerate, and she'd never make any comment that might hurt anyone.
b. thoughtful
Tendrías que ser un poco más mirado y llamar de vez en cuando a tu abuela.You should be a bit more thoughtful, and call your grandma now and then.
3. (considered)
a. regarded
David está muy bien mirado en la empresa donde trabaja, porque es una persona seria y cumplidora.David is highly regarded in the firm he works for, because he's a serious and reliable person.
b. thought of
Por extraño que parezca, la honestidad no está bien mirada en esta profesión.Strange as it might sound, honesty is not highly thought of in this profession.
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Si es lo que de verdad quieres hacer, no deberías preocuparte de si está bien o mal mirado.If that's what you really want to do, you shouldn't worry whether it's something people approve or don't approve of.
Cuando yo era joven, no estaba bien mirado que una pareja se juntase sin estar casada.When I was young, it was frowned upon for a couple to live together without being married.
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mirado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (prudente)
a. careful
ser bien miradoto be well regarded
es mal miradohe's not well regarded o thought of
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mirado
adjective
1 (estimado)
bien mirado well o highly thought of; highly regarded; no estaba bien mirado que llevaran falda corta wearing short skirts was frowned upon; mal mirado
2 (sensato) sensible; (cauto) cautious; careful; (considerado) considerate; thoughtful; (educado) well-behaved
ser mirado en los gastos to watch what one spends; be a careful spender
3 finicky (familiar); fussy
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bien mirado ... all things considered ...; when you think about it ...
Bien mirado, sí que tiene el rostro picaruelo Bien mirado, Kennedy hizo pocos cambios tangibles bien mirado, nada hay en el mundo que merezca respeto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "mirado"
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