"Decir" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to say", and "infinitivo" is a noun which is often translated as "infinitive". Learn more about the difference between "decir" and "infinitivo" below.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to speak)
2. (to give an opinion)
a. to say
¿Qué dices de la nueva ley de transporte?What do you say about the new law on transportation?
b. to think
¿Y qué dices tú del asunto?What do you think about the whole issue?
c. to believe
¿Quién hubiera dicho que Juliana y Gustavo acabarían juntos?Who would have believed that Juliana and Gustavo would end up together?
3. (to be rumored)
4. (to transmit orders)
5. (to narrate)
6. (to signify)
7. (to be indicated in text)
9. (to invite to speak)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (used to answer the phone)
Regionalism used in Spain
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
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A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
13. (to promise oneself)
a. to tell oneself
Me dije que no volvería a empezar a fumar.I told myself that I wouldn't start smoking again.
b. to say to oneself
Me dije a mí misma, esto no sienta bien.I said to myself, this doesn't feel right.
c. to think to oneself
Me sigo diciendo, ¿qué hubiera pasado si hubiera aceptado ese trabajo?I keep thinking to myself, what would have happened had I taken that job?