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"Contemplate" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "contemplar", and "view" is a noun which is often translated as "la vista". Learn more about the difference between "contemplate" and "view" below.
contemplate(
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tihm
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to look at carefully)
a. contemplar
This summer I had the opportunity to contemplate the vastness of the Grand Canyon.Este verano tuve la oportunidad de contemplar la inmensidad del Gran Cañón.
2. (to consider the possibility of)
a. contemplar
I am contemplating moving to a new town to look for a job.Estoy contemplando mudarme a otra ciudad para buscar trabajo.
b. considerar
This decision is difficult, and I need some time to contemplate my options.Esta decisión es difícil, y necesito tiempo para considerar mis opciones.
c. pensar en
I am contemplating getting married, but I am afraid of commitment.Estoy pensando en casarme, pero tengo miedo al compromiso.
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view(
vyu
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (line of vision)
a. la vista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The view of the stage was not great from where I was sitting.Desde donde estaba sentado la vista del escenario no era muy buena.
2. (panorama)
a. la vista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The view of the Himalayas from their window was breathtaking.La vista del Himalaya desde su ventana era impresionante.
3. (opinion)
a. la opinión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My view is that you should always tip at least 15 percent.Mi opinión es que siempre se debe dar por lo menos 15 por ciento de propina.
b. el parecer
(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).
In my view, golf is just a game and not a sport.A mi parecer, el golf es solo un juego y no un deporte.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to observe)
a. ver
It's better to view the solar eclipse with special glasses.Es mejor ver al eclipse solar con lentes especiales.
5. (to regard)
a. ver
She views every relationship as a learning opportunity.Ella ve cada relación como una oportunidad para aprender.
b. considerar
You need to view this setback as a growth opportunity.Tienes que considerar este contratiempo como una oportunidad para crecer.
6. (to inspect)
a. ver
I need to view the property without pressure.Tengo que ver la propiedad sin presión.
7. (television)
a. ver
Once you rent the episode, you can only view it for 24 hours.Una vez que alquilas el episodio, solo puedes verlo durante 24 horas.
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