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Spanish Word of the Day: Preocuparse

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Preocuparse

Verbos reflexivos III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/23/2003
Word: Preocuparse
(preo-cu-PAR-se) verbo
English: to worry about something
Etymology: Del latín praeoccupare
Meaning: Dicho de algo que ha ocurrido o va a ocurrir: producir intranquilidad, temor, angustia o inquietud.
Topic:Verbos reflexivos III
Example:

“Como hace rato que conozco las alucinaciones de Johnny, de todos los que hacen su misma vida, lo escucho atentamente pero sin preocuparme demasiado por lo dice”

Las armas secretas, Julio Cortázar

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