doubt
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doubt(
daut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (uncertainty)
a. la duda
(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).
I have no doubt that you will win first place.No tengo ninguna duda de que ganarás el primer lugar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to mistrust)
a. dudar
Why do you doubt me? I'm telling the truth!¿Por qué dudas de mí? ¡Estoy diciendo la verdad!
3. (to consider unlikely)
a. dudar
I'm Batman. - I doubt it.Soy Batman. - Lo dudo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to feel uncertainty)
a. dudar
You must doubt before you can become a true believer.Tienes que dudar antes de convertirte en creyente de verdad.
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doubt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la duda
(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).
to have doubts about somethingtener dudas sobre algo
to be in doubttener dudas
when in doubten caso de duda
beyond doubtsin lugar a dudas
no doubtsin duda
there is no doubt that…no cabe duda de que…
there is no doubt about her guiltno hay duda alguna acerca de su culpabilidad
there is some doubt about her guiltse tienen dudas acerca de su culpabilidad
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. dudar
I doubt itlo dudo
I doubt whether that is the casedudo que sea así
do you doubt me?¿acaso dudas de mí?
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doubt [daʊt]
noun
(uncertainty, qualm) duda (f)
there is some doubt about it sobre esto existen dudas
beyond doubt fuera de duda
beyond all reasonable doubt más allá de toda duda
to cast doubt on poner en duda
to clear up sb's doubts sacar a algn de dudas
to have one's doubts about sth tener sus dudas acerca de algo
to be in doubt [+person] tener dudas; dudar; [+sb's honesty etc] ser dudoso
she was in doubt whether to ... dudaba si ...; the matter is still in some doubt el caso sigue siendo dudoso; if or when in doubt en caso de duda
no doubt! ¡sin duda!
no doubt he will come seguro que viene; there is no doubt of that de eso no cabe duda; there is no doubt that es indudable que; no cabe duda de que; I have no doubt that it is true no me cabe duda de que es verdad; let there be no doubt about it que nadie dude de esto; the marks left no doubt about how he died las señales no dejaban lugar a dudas sobre cómo murió
to throw doubt on poner en duda
without (a) doubt sin duda (alguna)
transitive verb
1 [+truth of statement etc] dudar
I doubt it very much lo dudo mucho; I never doubted you nunca tuve dudas acerca de ti; to doubt sb's loyalty dudar de la lealtad de algn
2 (be uncertain)
to doubt whether or if dudar si; I don't doubt that he will come no dudo que vaya a venir
intransitive verb
dudar
doubting Thomas incréduloaincrédula (m) (f);a incrédula escépticoaescéptica (m) (f);a escéptica
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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