Quick answer
"Think" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "pensar", and "study" is a noun which is often translated as "el estudio". Learn more about the difference between "think" and "study" below.
think(
thihngk
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to ponder)
a. pensar
I spoke without thinking.Hablé sin pensar.
b. reflexionar
Give us some time to think about it.Danos tiempo para reflexionar sobre ello.
2. (to imagine)
a. imaginarse
I don't want to think of what may have happened.No quiero ni imaginarme lo que podría haber pasado.
3. (to plan; used with "of" or "about")
a. pensar en
Are you thinking of quitting your job?¿Estás pensando en dejar tu trabajo?
4. (to come up with; used with "of")
a. ocurrirse
Can you think of a better solution?¿Se te ocurre alguna solución mejor?
5. (to remember; used with "of" or "about")
a. acordarse de
We've been thinking of you a lot.Nos hemos acordado mucho de ti.
b. recordar
I can't think of how many cases he solved in the past.No recuerdo la cantidad de casos que ha resuelto en el pasado.
6. (to gather)
a. creer
That's the only thing that's going to change, I think.Eso es lo único que va a cambiar, creo yo.
7. (to have an opinion; often used with "of" and "about")
a. pensar
Tell me what you think about the issue.Dime qué piensas tú del asunto.
b. tener una opinión
We think highly of her.Tenemos muy buena opinión de ella.
8. (to take into consideration; used with "of")
a. tener en cuenta
You never think of other people's feelings.Nunca tienes en cuenta los sentimientos de los demás.
b. pensar
Before buying a car, you must think of the expense it entails.Antes de comprar un coche, debes pensar en los gastos que acarrea.
9. (to select; used with "of")
a. pensar
Think of a number and a color.Piensa en un número y un color.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to ponder)
a. pensar
Think what the chances are of that happening.Piensa en la probabilidad de que eso ocurra.
11. (to imagine)
a. imaginarse
Think how different things would be if you had never met him.Imagínate lo diferente que serían las cosas si nunca lo hubieras conocido.
12. (to occur to)
a. ocurrirse
I didn't think to bring some water.No se me ocurrió traer agua.
13. (to remember)
a. acordarse
I'm trying to think what I ate yesterday.Estoy intentado acordarme de lo que comí ayer.
14. (to gather)
a. creer
Is he coming to the party? - I think so.¿Va a venir a la fiesta? - Creo que sí.
15. (to believe)
a. creer
I have to do what I think is in the best interest of my children.Tengo que hacer lo que creo que le conviene más a mis hijos.
b. parecer
I don't think it's a very good idea.No me parece que sea muy buena idea.
16. (to expect)
a. pensar
I thought we'd meet again.Pensaba que volveríamos a vernos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
17. (consideration)
a. reflexionar
After having a bit of a think, he decided to move on.Tras reflexionarlo un poco, decidió seguir adelante.
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study(
stuh
-
di
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of learning)
a. el estudio
(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).
"I have to dedicate the entire day to study," said the apprentice."Tengo que dedicar el día entero al estudio," dijo el aprendiz.
2. (investigation)
a. el estudio
(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).
We're conducting a study on the effects of global warming on Arctic permafrost.Estamos realizando un estudio de los efectos del calentamiento global sobre el permagel ártico.
b. la investigación
(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).
How's your chimp study going?¿Cómo te va la investigación de los chimpancés?
3. (written report)
a. el estudio
(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).
Did you turn in the study on the effects of alcohol on the liver yet?¿Ya entregaste el estudio sobre los efectos del alcohol sobre el hígado?
4. (room)
a. el estudio
(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).
I'm in the process of remodeling my study.Estoy en el proceso de remodelar el estudio.
5. (music)
a. el estudio
(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).
I'm playing Liszt's Transcendental Study to practice playing with overlapping hands.Estoy tocando el Estudio Trascendental de Liszt para practicar tocando con las manos intercambiándose.
6. (art)
a. el estudio
(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).
Some of Michelangelo's studies are as impressive as his final works.Algunos de los estudios de Miguel Ángel son tan impresionantes como sus trabajos finales.
7. (branch of learning)
a. el estudio
(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).
Tomas has a bachelor's degree in Latin American Studies.Tomás tiene una licenciatura en Estudios Latinoamericanos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to learn about)
a. estudiar
We are studying the effects of air pollution on our city.Estamos estudiando los efectos de la contaminación del aire en nuestra ciudad.
9. (to analyze)
a. estudiar
The agents studied the video of the suspected man's confession.Los agentes estudiaron el video de la confesión del sospechoso.
b. investigar
They are studying the feasibility of building a tower here.Están investigando la viabilidad de construir una torre aquí.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (to learn)
a. estudiar
You need to study more if you are going to pass your exam next week.Debes estudiar más si vas a pasar el examen la semana que viene.
b. preparar (an exam)
I've been studying for this exam for two months, so I hope I'll pass.Llevo dos meses preparando este examen, así que espero aprobarlo.
11. (review)
a. repasar
The test is at 11 am, so we have two more hours to study.El test es a las 11 am, así que tenemos dos horas más para repasar.
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