presentir

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presentir(
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sehn
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teer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to have a presentiment; often used with "que")
a. to have a feeling
María presiente que algo malo le ocurrirá al bebé si lo deja con una canguro.Maria has the feeling that something bad will happen to her baby if she leaves him with a babysitter.
b. to sense
Presiento que mi marido y yo tendremos una gran discusión sobre el dinero antes o después.I sense that my husband and I are going to have a big argument about money sooner or later.
2. (to predict)
a. to have a premonition of
Teresa no subió al avión porque presentía un accidente.Teresa didn't get on the plane because she had a premonition of an accident.
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presentir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to foresee
presentir que algo va a pasarto have a feeling that something is going to happen
presentir lo peorto fear the worst
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presentir
transitive verb
to feel; be aware of
Presintió su presencia antes de tocarlo Presientes su compulsión hacia los objetos se presiente una solución distinta a la que Galdós dio en Misericordia porque ya presienten el frío de la muerte presentía el peligro que se le avecinaba
presiento que ... I have a feeling that ...; I feel that ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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