ten cuidado
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ten cuidado(
tehn
 
kwee
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dah
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (be on the alert)
a. watch out
¡Ten cuidado! El piso está resbaloso.Watch out! The floor is slippery.
2. (look after)
a. careful
¡Ten cuidado! Si no agarras bien el plato se te va a caer.Careful! If you don't hold the plate properly, you'll drop it.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
3. (to be on the alert)
a. be careful
Ten cuidado al cruzar la calle. Asegúrate siempre de que no viene ningún carro.Be careful when you cross the street. Always make sure no cars are coming.
b. take care
Ten cuidado de no quemarte con la cazuela que está muy caliente.Take care not to burn yourself with the pan because It's very hot.
4. (to look after)
a. be careful
Ten cuidado con la cámara. Si la sigues tratando así te va a durar muy poco.Be careful with your camera. If you go on treating it like that, it won't last long.
5. (to not trust)
a. watch
Ten cuidado con ella que a mí ya me la ha jugado dos veces.Watch her because she has already played a dirty trick on me twice.
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