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"Imagine" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "imaginar", and "check it out" is an interjection which is often translated as "echa un vistazo". Learn more about the difference between "imagine" and "check it out" below.
imagine(
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mah
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jihn
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to envision)
a. imaginar
I never imagined you were a reggaeton fan.Nunca imaginé que fueras fan del reggaetón.
Imagine humans could talk to whales.Imagina que los humanos pudieran hablar con las ballenas.
b. imaginarse
Imagine you're walking along the beach on a warm day.Imagínate que estás caminando por la playa en un día caluroso.
c. figurarse
Imagine all the good we could do with your donation to our organization.Figúrate todo el bien que podríamos lograr con tu donativo a nuestra organización.
2. (to falsely believe)
a. imaginarse
Poor Berta. She imagines she is going to be the Spring Queen.Pobre Berta, se imagina que va a ser la Reina de la Primavera.
b. creerse
She imagines she's the artist's girlfriend, but she's crazy.Se cree la novia del artista, pero está loca.
3. (to suppose)
a. suponer
Imagine you had a million dollars. What would you do?Supón que tuvieras un millón de dólares. ¿Qué harías?
b. figurarse
Paco only pumps gas, but he imagines he's the owner of the gas station.Paco es solo un despachador, pero se figura que es el dueño de la gasolinera.
c. imaginarse
I imagine he's very happy with the results his sales team produced this quarter.Me imagino que está muy contento con los resultados del equipo de ventas este trimestre.
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check it out(
chehk
 
iht
 
aut
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(look)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. echa un vistazo
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The new website is live. Check it out!El sitio web está en directo. ¡Echa un vistazo!
b. cacha
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Check it out! Benjamin has a new car!¡Cacha! ¡Benjamín tiene un coche nuevo!
c. mirá
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Check it out! I learned to juggle.¡Mirá! Aprendí a hacer malabarismos.
d. juná
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Southern Cone)
Dad's in the newspaper! Check it out!¡Juná! Papá está aquí, en el diario.
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