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Definición de “imagine” en inglés

imagine

verb [T]     /ɪˈmædʒ.ɪn/
B1 to form or have a mental picture or idea of something: Imagine Robert Redford when he was young - that's what John looks like. [+ (that)] Imagine (that) you're eating an ice cream - try to feel how cold it is. [+ question word] Can you imagine how it feels to be blind ? [+ -ing verb] She imagined herself sitt ing in her favourite armchair back home . They hadn't imagined (= expected ) (that) it would be so difficult . I can't imagine (= I really don't know ) what he wants from us.Imagining and conceiving B2 to believe that something is probably true : [+ (that)] I imagine (that) he's under a lot of pressure at the moment . I don't imagine (that) they have much money . "Will they change it?" "I imagine so."Guessing, supposing and suspecting B1 to think that something exists or is true , although in fact it is not real or true : "Did you hear a noise ?" "No, you're imagining things/No, you must have imagined it." I've never heard her criticize you - I think you imagine it.Imagining and conceiving used to express shock or surprise , often at someone else's behaviour : She got married at 16! Imagine that! [+ -ing verb] Imagine spend ing all that money on a coat !Expressions of surprise you can't imagine UK used to emphasize a statement : You can't imagine what a mess the house was in after the party .Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of imagine verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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