imagine

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imagine(
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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 envision)
a. imaginar
I never imagined you were a reggaeton fan.Nunca imaginé que fueras fan del reggaetón.
Imagine humans could talk to whales.Imagina que los humanos pudieran hablar con las ballenas.
b. imaginarse
Imagine you're walking along the beach on a warm day.Imagínate que estás caminando por la playa en un día caluroso.
c. figurarse
Imagine all the good we could do with your donation to our organization.Figúrate todo el bien que podríamos lograr con tu donativo a nuestra organización.
2. (to falsely believe)
a. imaginarse
Poor Berta. She imagines she is going to be the Spring Queen.Pobre Berta, se imagina que va a ser la Reina de la Primavera.
b. creerse
She imagines she's the artist's girlfriend, but she's crazy.Se cree la novia del artista, pero está loca.
3. (to suppose)
a. suponer
Imagine you had a million dollars. What would you do?Supón que tuvieras un millón de dólares. ¿Qué harías?
b. figurarse
Paco only pumps gas, but he imagines he's the owner of the gas station.Paco es solo un despachador, pero se figura que es el dueño de la gasolinera.
c. imaginarse
I imagine he's very happy with the results his sales team produced this quarter.Me imagino que está muy contento con los resultados del equipo de ventas este trimestre.
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imagine
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (mentally picture)
a. imaginar, imaginarse
to imagine somebody doing somethingimaginarse a alguien haciendo algo
you're imagining thingsson imaginaciones or
you must have imagined itdebes de haberlo imaginado
2. (suppose)
a. imaginar, imaginarse
I imagine that you must be very tired(me) imagino que debes de estar muy cansado
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imagine [ɪˈmædʒɪn]
transitive verb
1 (visualize) imaginarse; figurarse
imagine my surprise imagínate or figúrate mi sorpresa; you can imagine how I felt! ¡imagínate or figúrate cómo me sentí!; (just) imagine! ¡imagínate!; ¡figúrate!; "is he angry?" — "I imagine so!" —¿está enfadado? —¡me imagino que sí!; I can't imagine a better end to the evening la noche no podría acabar mejor; I (just) can't imagine no me lo puedo imaginar; what he's done with it I (just) can't imagine no tengo ni idea de qué puede haber hecho con ello; you can't begin to imagine what it was like no puedes hacerte (ni) idea de lo que fue aquello; imagine yourself on a Caribbean island imagínate (que estás) en una isla del Caribe
2 (falsely believe)
you're just imagining things te lo estás imaginando; son imaginaciones tuyas; he imagined himself to be the Messiah se creía or se imaginaba que era el Mesías
3 (suppose, think) suponer; creer
don't imagine that you're going to get it free no te vayas a pensar or no te creas que te va a salir gratis; she fondly imagines that ... se hace la ilusión de que ...
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