Quick answer
"Consider" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "considerar", and "wish" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "desear". Learn more about the difference between "consider" and "wish" below.
consider(
kuhn
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sih
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duhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to give thought to)
a. considerar
I've been considering all options, and I've decided to get involved.He considerado todas las opciones y he decidido participar.
b. pensar en
Did you ever consider resigning?¿Alguna vez pensó en dimitir?
2. (to take into account)
a. tener en cuenta
Did you consider the risks when you decided to do this?¿Tuviste en cuenta los riesgos al decidir hacer esto?
b. tomar en cuenta
She organized the wedding without considering the cost.Organizó la boda sin tomar en cuenta los gastos.
c. considerar
I considered your opinion, but I have now made a decision.He considerado tu opinión, pero ya he tomado una decisión.
3. (to deem)
a. considerar
As a teacher, I consider it disrespectful to text in class.Como profesor, considero una falta de respeto enviar mensajes de texto en clase.
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wish(
wihsh
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to desire)
a. desear
I wish you a very merry Christmas.Te deseo una muy feliz Navidad.
The family wishes to be notified of any change in the patient's condition.La familia desea que se les notifique de cualquier cambio en la condición del paciente.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I wish I could fly.Ojalá pudiera volar.
I wish you'd leave me alone.¿Por qué no me dejas en paz?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to make a wish)
a. desear
It may be naive, but I'll never stop wishing for peace on Earth.Puede que sea ingenuo, pero jamás dejaré de desear paz en la tierra.
b. pedir un deseo
Do you remember that song about wishing upon a star?¿Te recuerdas de esa canción sobre pedirle un deseo a una estrella?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (desire)
a. el deseo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The genie told him that he could not wish for more wishes.El genio le dijo que no podía pedir más deseos.
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