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think

verb
 
 
/θɪŋk/ ( past tense and past participle thought)
OPINION [I, T] A1 to have an opinion about something or someone
sanmak, farzetmek, düşünmek
Do you think it's going to rain? [+ (that)] I don't think that Emma will get the job (= I believe she will not get it). What did you think of the film? What do you think about modern art?Opinions, beliefs and points of view
CONSIDER [I] B1 to consider an idea or a problem
düşünmek, akla vurmak
He thought for a few seconds before answering. You should think about where you want to live.Thinking and contemplating
EXPECT [I, T] A1 to believe that something is true, or to expect that something will happen, although you are not sure
sanmak, farzetmek, inanmak
I think she's called Joanna. "Does this train stop at Oxford?" "Yes, I think so." [+ (that)] I never thought that I would see Steven again.Believing
think about/of doing sth A2 to consider doing something
hakında/yapmayı düşünmek
I'm thinking of moving to Sydney. We thought about getting married, but decided not to.Thinking and contemplating
think about/of sb/sth B1 to use your mind to imagine a situation
düşünmek, hatırlamak, anımsamak, akla getirmek; düşünüp taşınmak; planlamak, niyeti olmak
I'm sorry I can't be at the wedding, but I'll be thinking of you.Imagining and conceiving
think of sth B1 to use your imagination and intelligence to produce an idea, a solution to a problem, or an answer to a question
bir fikir/çözüm/cevap düşünmek; akıl etmek, aklına gelmek
When did you first think of the idea?Imagining and conceivingSolving and solutions
think a lot of sb/sth A1 to admire someone, or to believe that something is good quality
hayran olmak; çok düşünmek, iyi olduğuna inanmak
Simon thinks a lot of you, you know.Showing respect and admiration
not think much of sb/sth A1 to not like someone, or to believe that something is not good quality
fazla düşünmemek, üzerinde durmamak; pek önemsememek; olumsuz düşünmek
I don't think much of the food here.Not liking
I think used to introduce a suggestion or explanation in order to be polite
Sanırım...', 'Kanımca...', Sanıyorum...', Zannedersem...'
[+ (that)] It's getting late - I think that we should go.Polite expressions
Who would have thought...? used to express how surprising something is
Kim bilebilirdi ki?', 'Kim akıl edebilirdi ki?' 'Kim düşünebilirdi ki?'
[+ (that)] Who would have thought that buying a house could take so long! →  See also think the world of sb Expressions of surprise
(Definition of think verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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