think of

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think of(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to take into consideration)
a. pensar en
Our hosts at the inn were so welcoming and thought of everything.Nuestros anfitriones en la posada fueron tan amables y pensaron en todo.
b. tener en cuenta
Gene wasn't thinking of the possible consequences of his comment.Gene no tuvo en cuenta las posibles consecuencias de su comentario.
2. (to envision)
a. imaginarse
We should patent your idea. Think of all the money we could make!Deberíamos patentar tu idea. ¡Imagínate todo el dinero que podríamos ganar!
b. ocurrirse
Can you think of a restaurant in this area that serves good seafood?¿Se te ocurre un restaurante en esta área que sirva buenos mariscos?
3. (to remember)
a. acordarse de
What's the name of Danny's girlfriend? -I can't think of her name.¿Cómo se llama la novia de Danny? -No me acuerdo de su nombre.
b. recordar
That song made me think of the place where we first met.Esa canción me hizo recordar el lugar donde nos vimos por primera vez.
4. (to have a concept of)
a. tener opinión de
My grandfather didn't think highly of people who didn't work hard.Mi abuelo tenía mala opinión de las personas que no trabajaban duro.
b. pensar de
Why do you think so badly of Julie?¿Por qué piensas tan mal de Julie?
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Marta, what do you think of your new boss?Marta, ¿qué te parece tu nueva jefa?
What do you guys think of this color?¿Qué les parece este color?
5. (to have the intention of)
a. pensar
We're thinking of going to the beach today.Estamos pensando ir a la playa hoy.
b. pensar en
The Johnson's are thinking of moving to the country.Los Johnson están pensando en mudarse al campo.
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think of
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (take into account)
a. pensar en, tener en cuenta
I can't t of everything!¡no puedo ocuparme de or estar en todo!
2. (have in mind)
a. pensar en
to t of doing somethingpensar en hacer algo
what were you thinking of giving her?¿qué estabas pensando regalarle?
come to t of it, I DID see her that nightahora que caigo or que lo pienso, sí que la vi aquella noche
just t of it — a holiday in the Caribbean!¡imagínate unas vacaciones en el Caribe!
3. (recall)
a. recordar
I can't t of the answerno se me ocurre cuál es la respuesta
4. (have opinion about)
a. opinar de, pensar de
to t well/badly of somebodytener buena/mala opinión de alguien
I don't t much of the ideala idea no me parece muy buena
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