care for

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care for(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to take care of)
a. cuidar a
Luis cares for his patients in the hospital.Luis cuida a sus pacientes en el hospital.
b. ocuparse de
Lucy cares for an elderly neighbor twice a week.Lucy se ocupa de una vecina anciana dos ves por semana.
c. encargarse de
John cares for the garden in his free time.John se encarga del jardín en su tiempo libre.
2. (to be fond of)
a. querer
You should never ignore someone who cares for you.Nunca debes ignorar a una persona que te quiere.
b. sentir cariño por
Fernando told Marina that he cares for her.Fernando le dijo a Marina que siente cariño por ella.
c. sentir afecto por
She truly seems to care for him.Realmente parece sentir afecto por él.
3. (to feel like having something)
a. querer
Do you care for anything to eat before you go to bed?¿Quieres comer algo antes de acostarte?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Would you care for a drink with your meal?¿Te gustaría una bebida con la comida?
Would you care for a sandwich?¿Te apetece un sándwich?
4. (to dislike; used in the negative)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't care for modern art.El arte moderno no me gusta.
Mary did not care for the idea of spending a whole afternoon with her mother-in-law.A Mary no le hacía ninguna gracia la idea de pasar toda una tarde con su suegra.
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care for
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (look after)
a. cuidar
well cared forbien cuidado(a)
2. (like)
a.
I don't c for this musicno me gusta esta música
would you c for some tea?¿quiere un té?, ¿le apetece, provoca, antoja un té?
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care for
intransitive verb
1 (look after) [+people] cuidar a; [+things] cuidar de
well cared for (bien) cuidado; bien atendido
2 (like) tener afecto a; sentir cariño por; (amorously) sentirse atraído por
I don't much care for him no me resulta simpático; she no longer cares for him ya no le quiere; I know he cares for you a lot sé que te tiene mucho cariño; I don't care for coffee no me gusta el café; I don't care for the idea no me hace gracia la idea; would you care for a drink? ¿te apetece una copa?
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