intuir
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to foresee)
a. to sense
El caballo intuía peligro y no siguió avanzando.The horse sensed danger and didn't move forward.
b. to have a feeling
Intuyo que algo malo está a punto de suceder.I have a feeling something bad is about to happen.
c. to know intuitively
Alicia intuía que Enrique la iba a traicionar.Alicia knew intuitively that Enrique would betray her.
d. to intuit
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
El general intuyó que el enemigo atacaría y retiró a sus tropas.The general intuited the enemy were going to attack and retreated his troops.
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intuir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to know by intuition, to sense
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intuir
transitive verb
(saber) to know intuitively; (sentir) to sense; feel
intuyo que alguien me sigue I have a feeling I'm being followed
de pronto, intuyes que eres seguido, observado
pronominal verb
intuirse
eso se intuye that can be guessed; se intuye que ... one can tell intuitively that ...; one can guess that ...; el hombre se intuye observado the man has a feeling he is under observation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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