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English translation of 'preocupar'

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preocupar

Verb Table transitive verb
(inquietar) to worry
(molestar) to bother
esto me preocupa muchísimo I’m extremely worried about thisthis worries me very much
me preocupa cómo decírselo I’m worried about how to tell him
no le preocupa el qué dirán he’s not bothered about what people may say
See also preocuparse

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Example Sentences Including 'preocupar'

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Es, también, el libro propio de alguien a quien parece preocupar menos la originalidad que la verdad, una verdad encontrada en las voces de unos cuantos maestros.
Darío Villanueva et al Historia y crítica de la literatura española. Vol 9. Los nuevos nombres, 1975-1990
Había fallado en dos contactos y nos empezamos a preocupar.
Manuel Rico El lento adiós de los tranvías
Lo vivido el primer día era digno de preocupar seriamente a muchos.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Sin embargo, la parada en el camino ascendente empieza a preocupar a los impacientes, que se preguntan cuánto durará este parón.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)

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'preocupar' in Other Languages

British English: preoccupy VERB
If something is preoccupying you, you are thinking about it a lot.
Crime and the fear of crime preoccupy the community.

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