presumir
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presumir(
preh
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soo
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meer
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to brag)
a. to show off
No sé qué pensar. Quizá lo hizo solo para presumir.I don't know what to make of it. Maybe she did it just to show off.
b. to boast
Siempre está presumiendo de su casa en la playa.She's always boasting about her beach house.
c. to be conceited
No presumas tanto, que no eres ni el primero ni el último en conseguirlo.Don't be so conceited. You are neither the first nor the last to achieve it.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to suppose)
a. to presume
Presumimos que tuvo razones importantes para tomar esa decisión.We presume you had important reasons to make that decision.
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presumir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (suponer)
a. to presume, to assume
presumo que no tardarán en llegarI presume o suppose they'll be here soon
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (jactarse)
a. to show off
presume de artistahe likes to think he's an artist, he fancies himself as an artist
presume de guapashe thinks she's pretty
3. (ser vanidoso)
a. to be conceited o vain
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presumir
intransitive verb
(alardear) to give o.s. airs; show off; (envanecerse) to be conceited
lo hizo para presumir ante sus amistades he did it to show off in front of his friends; no presumas tanto don't be so conceited; presumir de listo to think o.s. very smart; presume de experto he likes to think he's an expert; he considers himself an expert; presumir demasiado de sus fuerzas to overestimate one's strength
transitive verb
1 (suponer) to presume
presumo que quedarán campeones de la liga I presume that they will end up as league champions; según cabe presumir as may be presumed; presumably
presumir que ...
es de presumir que presumably; supposedly
es de presumir que no pueda asistir a la reunión
2 (Arg) (Bol) (pretender) to court; (coquetear con) to flirt with
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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