Careless Vs. Carefree

Do you know how to use CAREFREE and CARELESS when we talk about people?

Do you know the difference between them?

Which one would you pick here?

I’m glad to see you’re satisfied and ___________. It means you’ve solved all your problems.

a.       a. CAREFREE

b.       b. CARELESS

    It’s CAREFREE.

      CAREFREE

      [ˈkeəfriː] without worry and anxiety.

      SP: despreocupado

      FR: insouciant

      RU: беззаботный

      IT: spensierato


      Use “CAREFREE” to say that a person is happy, untroubled. 

      We all want to feel CAREFREE, don’t we?

      CARELESS

      [ˈkeələs] not paying enough attention, inaccurate.

      SP: descuidado

      FR: négligent

      RU: недобросовестный

      IT: disattento

      Use “CARELESS” to talk about people who are thoughtless, who don’t make enough effort.

      We wouldn’t like to have a CARELESS person in our business or at work, don’t we?

      Do this QUIZ

      Results

      You’ve done it!

       

      I won’t tell anyone… But try again…

      #1. I never ask Jim for a ride cause he’s a __________ driver.

      #2. Days-off always make me feel __________ and refreshed.

      #3. He felt __________ for the first time after that accident.

      #4. I had a great time playing with my nephews feeling like a __________ kid.

      #5. When we were young, we were __________.

      #6. Catherine was criticised for being a __________ teacher.

      #7. Don’t hire her as a secretary if you don´t want to have problems. She is rather __________.

      #8. My friends are a bit __________ with money.

      Finish