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Spanish translation of “think”

think

verb /θiŋk/ (past tense, past participle thought /θoːt/)
( often with about) to have or form ideas in one’s mind
pensar
Can babies think? I was thinking about my mother.
to have or form opinions in one’s mind; to believe
pensar, creer
He thinks (that) the world is flat What do you think of his poem? What do you think about his suggestion? He thought me very stupid.
to intend or plan (to do something), usually without making a final decision
pensar
I must think what to do I was thinking of/about going to London next week.
to imagine or expect
pensar, imaginar, esperarse
I never thought to see you again Little did he think that I would be there as well.
thinker noun a person who thinks, especially deeply and constructively
pensador
He’s one of the world’s great thinkers.
-thought-out suffix planned
planeado, concebido, pensado
a well-thought-out campaign.
think better of to think again and decide not to; to reconsider
pensárselo mejor, repensarse algo
He was going to ask for more money, but he thought better of it.
to think that (someone) could not be so bad etc
tener mejor opinión/concepto de alguien
I thought better of you than to suppose you would do that.
think highly/well/badly etc of to have a good, or bad, opinion of
tener en mucho/poco a alguien, tener muy buena/mala opinión de alguien
She thought highly of him and his poetry.
think little of / not think much of to have a very low opinion of
tener en poco a alguien, tener mal concepto/mala opinión de alguien
He didn’t think much of what I had done He thought little of my work.
think of phrasal verb to remember to do (something); to keep in one’s mind; to consider
pensar en; tener en cuenta
You always think of everything! Have you thought of the cost involved?
to remember
recordar, acordarse de
I couldn’t think of her name when I met her at the party.
( with would, should, not, never etc) to be willing to do (something)
pensar, pasársele a uno por la cabeza
I would never think of being rude to her He couldn’t think of leaving her.
think out phrasal verb to plan; to work out in the mind
planear, idear, tramar
He thought out the whole operation.
think over phrasal verb to think carefully about; to consider all aspects of (an action, decision etc)
reflexionar
He thought it over, and decided not to go.
think twice (often with about) to hesitate before doing (something); to decide not to do (something one was intending to do)
pensárselo dos veces
I would think twice about going, if I were you.
think up phrasal verb to invent; to devise
inventar; concebir
It was Paul who thought up the idea of organizing a protest He thought up a new process.
think the world of to be very fond of
adorar, tener en grande estima
He thinks the world of his wife.
(Definition of think from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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