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"Guess" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "adivinar", and "thought" is a noun which is often translated as "el pensamiento". Learn more about the difference between "guess" and "thought" below.
guess(
gehs
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to estimate)
a. adivinar
Guess what just happened!¡Adivina lo que acaba de suceder!
2. (to suppose)
a. suponer
I guess we should clean the house.Supongo que deberíamos limpiar la casa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (estimate)
a. la suposición
(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 guess was wrong as they arrived at three o'clock.Mi suposición fue incorrecta ya que llegaron a las tres.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
How many jellybeans do you think are in the jar? Take a guess!¿Cuántas gominas crees que hay en el frasco? ¡Adivina!
The students made lots of guesses but could not get the answer.Los estudiantes adivinaron muchas veces, pero no acertaron la respuesta.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to postulate)
a. adivinar
If you don't know, you can guess.Si no lo sabes, puedes adivinar.
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thought(
that
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (opinion)
a. el pensamiento
(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).
His last thought was that it had been a mistake.Su último pensamiento fue que había sido un error.
b. la idea
(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).
I just had a thought. Let's go on vacation!Acabo de tener una idea. ¡Vayámonos de vacaciones!
c. la reflexión
(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).
After much thought, we decided not to marry.Después de mucha reflexión, decidimos no casarnos.
2. (intention)
a. la intención
(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).
It's the thought that counts, as the saying goes.La intención es lo que cuenta, como dice el refrán.
3. (care)
a. la atención
(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).
You need to give some thought to how you treat people.Debes prestar atención a la manera en que tratas a la gente.
b. la consideración
(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 teacher taught his classes with little thought for the students.El profesor impartió sus clases con poca consideración para los alumnos.
4. (philosophy)
a. el pensamiento
(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).
Western thought supports the ideology of individualism.El pensamiento occidental apoya la ideología del individualismo.
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