tomar en cuenta

tomar en cuenta(
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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 consider)
a. to keep in mind
Toma en cuenta todos estos factores antes de decidir qué moto te vas a comprar.Keep all these factors in mind before deciding which motorcycle you're going to buy.
b. to take into account
La tenista sueca tuvo un buen rendimiento si tomamos en cuenta que ha estado lesionada los dos últimos meses.The Swedish tennis player performed well if we take into account that she's been injured for the last two months.
c. to take into consideration
Todas las propuestas serán tomadas en cuenta.All the proposals will be taken into consideration.
2. (to pay attention to)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No me tomes en cuenta lo que dije. Estaba enojado y llevaba unas copas de más.Don't hold what I said against me. I was angry and had had too much to drink.
No se lo tomes en cuenta. Luz es muy joven y no sabe de lo que está hablando.Don't take any notice of her. Luz is very young and she doesn't know what she's talking about.
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