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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to suppose)
a. creer
Billy reckoned it was the best fried chicken he'd ever tasted.Billy creía que era el mejor pollo frito que había probado en su vida.
b. parecer
I reckon the shop is closed on Sundays.Me parece que la tienda está cerrada los domingos.
2. (to estimate)
a. calcular
The planner has reckoned the community center will cost nearly a million dollars.El urbanista ha calculado que el centro comunitario costará casi un millón de dólares.
3. (to deem)
a. considerar
Don is reckoned to be the best doctor in the hospital.Don es considerado el mejor médico del hospital.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (consider)
a. considerar
he is reckoned to be…está considerado como…
2. (calculate)
a. calcular
3. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to reckon (that)creer que
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. calcular
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reckon [ˈrekən]
transitive verb
1 (calculate) calcular
prices are reckoned to be about 2% up on last year se calcula que los precios han subido en un 2% comparados con respecto al año pasado
journeys were reckoned in months, or even years the number of days lost through strikes can be reckoned at 3 million 10 people are reckoned to have died in the explosion the market's revised threshold is now reckoned to be 22,000-22,500 on the Nikkei index the main rebel force is reckoned to number between one and two thousand men we've happily gone on spending without reckoning the cost in ancient times years were reckoned according to a different system
2 (consider) considerar
to reckon sb among one's friends to reckon sth/sb [to] be sth
he is reckoned to be Spain's top conductor está considerado como el mejor director de orquesta de España
the price is reckoned to be too high Mr Smith is reckoned to be a good Opposition leader by 30 per cent of people questioned a woman cannot get an abortion after 26 weeks, because the baby is reckoned to be a living person
3 (think) creer
she'll come, I reckon creo or me parece que vendrá; se me hace que vendrá; (Méx) you reckon? ¿tú crees?; ¿te parece a ti?; I reckon so eso creo; creo or me parece que sí; I reckon he must be about 40 calculo que debe estar rondando los 40; what do you reckon our chances are? ¿qué posibilidades crees or te parece que tenemos?
he reckoned he was still fond of her what time will you get there, do you reckon? I reckon he's worth more Toni reckoned that it must be about three o'clock I reckon we can start
4 (plan, expect)
to reckon to do sth contar con poder hacer algo; esperar poder hacer algo; they reckon to sell most of them abroad cuentan con or esperan poder vender la mayoría en el extranjero
the merged banks reckon to raise 4 billion dollars of new equity next year police officers on the case are reckoning to charge someone very shortly they reckoned to overpower by sheer force of numbers
intransitive verb
(count) contar
she reckoned on her fingers
reckoning from today contando a partir de hoy
to learn to reckon
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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