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think

verb   /θɪŋk/ ( past tense and past participle thought)
A1 to believe that something is true, or to expect that something will happen, although you are not sure creer I think we’ve met before. Do you think it’s going to rain?
A1 to have an opinion about something or someone opinar What did you think of the show? I think it’s her best book so far.
B1 to use the brain to plan something, solve a problem, understand a situation, etc. pensar He thought for a few seconds before answering. I was just thinking about Caroline when she called.
→  Phrasal verbs think about/of doing something , think of something , think something over , think something through
(Definition of think from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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