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We must be careful of our health.

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Sentence #270083

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We must be careful of our health.

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deu
Wir müssen auf unsere Gesundheit achten.
epo
Ni atentu nian sanon.
jpn
人は自分の体に気をつけなければならない。
nld
We moeten op onze gezondheid letten.
pol
Musimy uważać na nasze zdrowie.
por
Nós devemos ser cuidadosos com nossa saúde.
tur
Sağlığımıza dikkat etmeliyiz.
cmn
我們必須注意我們的健康。
我们必须注意我们的健康。
fra
Nous devons faire attention à notre santé.
ind
Kita harus memperhatikan kesehatan tubuh kita.
rus
Люди должны заботиться о своём здоровье.
rus
Мы должны следить за своим здоровьем.

Comments

orcrist 2014-02-15 13:50 link permalink

This English sounds unnatural. We "take care of our health", certainly, but I don't know what "be careful of our health" means. Does it mean the person is sick already? Is most likely going to get sick? Is going to get sick if not careful?

Dejo 2014-02-15 14:09 link permalink

@orcrist. It's a perfectly good sentence, although my Canadian friend says it sounds a bit British. "To be careful of your health", means that your health should always be a consideration when making lifestyle choices. Here's an example from The Monthly Review -Google Books results:
"Dr. Fordyce recommends it as a point of duty, to be careful of our health, from a social as well as from a selfish consideration, lest, in losing that, we lose our ..."
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I adopted the sentence.

orcrist 2014-02-15 14:40 link permalink

Thanks for explaining!