mucho ojo
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (be cautious; often used with "con")
a. careful
Mucho ojo con las cosas que dices en las redes sociales.Careful with the things you say on social media.
b. watch out
Mucho ojo. En esta calle hay varios colegios y muchos niños cruzan sin mirar.Watch out. There's a few schools on this street, and many kids cross without looking.
2. (a lot of carefulness; often used with "con")
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ándate con mucho ojo. Hay bastantes estafadores operando en Internet.Be very careful. There are quite a few swindlers operating online.
En el metro tienes que tener mucho ojo con los carteristas.You have to watch out for pickpockets in the subway.
3. (a lot of intuition; often used with "para")
a. a good eye
Confía en Sandra. Tiene mucho ojo para los negocios.Trust Sandra. She has a good eye for business.
b. a keen eye
Iglesias no solo es un buen director de cine, sino un cazatalentos con mucho ojo.Iglesias is not only a good film director, but also a scout with a keen eye for talent.
c. a shap eye
Necesitamos un buen corrector que tenga mucho ojo para detectar fallos.We need a good proofreader who has a sharp eye for spotting mistakes.
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