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careful in English:

1. cautious cautious


Be cautious and don't go too far!
Stay cautious - somebody is watching us.
Becky's become a very cautious driver since her accident.
Tom thinks that Mary is being unnecessarily cautious.
Be cautious!
To be cautious is often to show wisdom.
You are game, but more cautious thinking about safety.
I am cautious with regard to this question of turning outward and inward.
As far as Bob is concerned, anything goes. By contrast, Jane is very cautious.
Perhaps a more cautious approach would bring better results.
/ˈkɔː.ʃəs/ He's a cautious ​driver.a cautious ​approach cautious ​criticism
Auto ​companies are taking a cautious ​approach toward ​introducing ​electric ​cars.
Someone who is cautious ​avoids ​risks: He's a cautious ​driver.
If I had been cautious I wouldn; t have left the bag on the bench.
Since his arrival in town, all the women have remained cautious about him.

English word "careful"(cautious) occurs in sets:

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2. carefully carefully


Drive carefully.
Mother, having thought about it carefully, I don't feel I should marry him.
Industrialization of the region must be carried out very carefully to avoid environmental destruction.
If a door doesn't fit the casing, we must plane it carefully until it does.
Tom must consider carefully whether he really wants a divorce or not.
Before embarking on this type of therapy, the wishes of the patient herself must be carefully taken into consideration.
The large siheyuans of these high-ranking officials and wealthy merchants often featured beautifully carved and painted roof beams and pillars and carefully landscaped gardens.
Stock-raising is one of the farmer's occupations and the animals are carefully selected according to their breed.
When drawing kanji be careful of dots and sweeps, write as carefully and quickly as possible.
drive carefully, go carefully, listen carefully, think carefully
I'd get a soup plate and then slide the glass very carefully over to the edge of the table, and let the water run into the soup plate - it doesn't have to run onto the floor.
It is necessary to look more carefully into the demographic configuration of this region.
I sailed around the Mediterranean in a schooner when I was seventeen, she recited slowly and carefully.
Before meeting your guests, be sure to carefully check that the toilet door locks.
Carefully, the woman counted the money, and then said, "But you're still missing the 0.99."

3. of of


Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others that have been tried.
How nice of you!
Of course.
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
A box of chocolates
We were sitting peacefully at dinner, when all of a sudden the lights went out.
To the best of my knowledge, this chemical will prevent germs from breeding.
Eat a live frog every morning, and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.
Genes consist of a specific sequence of DNA.
Carpentry and bricklaying are examples of manual labor.
By the age of seven, he had already made his own bow and arrows.
When we started out in 2009, I was convinced that our store would become one of the best in the city.
I'm very particular about what kind of people I invite into my house.
If a man wants to learn to sound like a native speaker of Japanese, he shouldn't only learn Japanese from women. The reverse is true for a woman.
Something you should know about me is that I half of what I say is meaningless.

English word "careful"(of) occurs in sets:

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4. care care


Take care.
I have a great fear of being disdained by those I love and care about.
You need to stop pretending that you don't care.
If you are here, it means you care.
He's a widower with three small children to take care of.
They were taking care of a girl from India and a boy from Italy.
All things considered, I think you should go back home and take care of your parents.
I wish I could care more about my grades but it seems that, at a certain point of my life, I decided they wouldn't be so important anymore.
He does not care for any sport involving team work or quick responses to other players.
With a little more care, he wouldn't have failed.
Citizens are debating about health care at City Hall.
I left my baby in her care and went shopping.
You need have a good microphone because we care about sound quality.
I love the fact that you always seem to care so much.
While we were on holiday, a neighbor took care of our cat.

English word "careful"(care) occurs in sets:

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5. conscientious conscientious


A conscientious teacher may feel inclined to take work home.
I'm conscientious - I always do my homework.
However, for conscientious MEPs and those in the non-attached group, it is a nightmare.
Though Alfred is scrupulous in fulfilling his duties at work, he is less conscientious about his obligations at home.
I'm diligent but not always conscientious. Sometimes I complete task inaccurate and in a slipshod manner
a conscientious worker
She's a conscientious judge, who does not let personal prejudices influence her decisions
He's maybe not our brightest employee, but certainly a conscientious one.
In either case he always answered them, for he was conscientious.
Sharon works very hard and is conscientious.
Miss Dorota is the most conscientious worker in our company.
I know we can rely on them to get the job finished on time. They are very conscientious.
She's so conscientious-she learns everyday!
She's very thorough and conscientious. / a conscientious student/teacher/worker
At the end, the conscientious girl gave up with her English homework, and started to revise her list of Ainu words.

6. careful careful


Be careful!
If you aren't careful about what you eat, you'll put back on all the weight that you spent so much time losing.
He was careful enough to make his daughter promise not to go out after dark.
Careful! Watch out!
A lot of people who have up until now been spending money having a good time now need to be more careful with their money.
That proposal may be a way to kill two birds with one stone, but we also have to be careful not to get greedy and spoil everything.
I was allowed to go off by myself provided that I promised to be careful.
A successful business is built on careful financial management.
Don't lump all these issues together. You need to give every single one careful consideration.
It is acceptable to mention your job and interests and to ask the other person about his, but be careful not to let the conversation become too personal.
When I'm home and I'm going to the corner drugstore to pick up some shampoo, why do you always tell me to be careful how I cross the street?
These are the important items to which careful attention is to be paid.
I'm careful when I zip up my jeans, not to pinch myself.
First, they should have right ideas of things, ideas that are based on careful observation, and understand causes of effects and their significance correctly.
I wouldn't push him too far. You don't know what he might do. I'd say you can't be too careful. They say even a doomed mouse will bite a cat if he has no choice.

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7. careless careless


The loss resulting from careless work is very serious.
The car crashed because the driver was careless.
a careless driver
Only one careless mistake cost the company millions of dollars.
Careless as she was, she could never pass an examination.
Tatoeba: Where nothing ruins a passionate night of sentence-making like a poorly placed comma or, even worse, a careless typo.
My mother told me to do a careless job of it.
Keeping Mario in a state in which he can throw fireballs is a delicate process; that newfound power sometimes makes one cocky and careless.
Confused by her careless mistake, she burst into tears.
We shall never agree on such a careless plan.
not taking or ​showing enough ​care and ​attention: My son's ​teacher says that his ​work is often ​rather careless.
Don't be so careless about/with spelling. / a careless driver / She gave a careless shrug.
She was careless with money, so now she's in trouble financially.
If you weren't careless, your word processor wouldn't break down.
Mr Johnson was concerned about the amount of money that was being lost because of careless management.