think

think
I [θɪŋk]
nome

to have a think about sth. — BE riflettere su qcs

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to have another think coming — BE colloq. sbagliarsi di grosso

II 1. [θɪŋk]
verbo transitivo (pass., p.pass. thought)
1) (hold view, believe) pensare, credere

when do you think he will come? — quando credi che verrà?

I think so — penso di sì

I don't think so I think not form. non penso, penso di no; "is he reliable?" - "I'd like to think so but..." "ci si può fidare di lui?" - "mi piacerebbe poterlo credere ma..."; to think it best to do, that credere che la cosa migliore sia fare, che; I think it's going to rain — penso stia per piovere

2) (imagine) pensare, credere

who'd have thought it! — chi lo avrebbe mai detto!

I never thought you meant it! — non ho mai pensato che dicessi sul serio!

I can't think how, why — non riesco a immaginare come, perché

who do you think you are? — spreg. ma chi ti credi di essere?

what on earth do you think you're doing? — che diamine stai facendo?

I thought as much! — lo immaginavo!

six weeks' holiday! that's what you think! — sei settimane di vacanze! tu sogni!

and to think that... — e pensare che

3) (have thought, idea) pensare

I didn't think to check — non ho pensato di controllare

I was just thinking: suppose we sold it? — stavo pensando: e se lo vendessimo?

let's think Green! — colloq. pensiamo verde!

4) (rate, assess)

to think a lot, not much of — avere una buona opinione di, stimare poco

5) (remember)

I'm trying to think where, how — sto cercando di ricordarmi dove, come

2.
verbo intransitivo (pass., p.pass. thought)
1) (engage in thought) pensare (about, of a), riflettere (about su)

I'll have to think about it — ci devo pensare

to think hard — pensarci bene

to think clearly o straight avere le idee chiare; to think for oneself ragionare con la propria testa; I'm sorry, I wasn't thinking mi scusi, non ci pensavo; we are thinking in terms of economics vediamo le cose dal punto di vista economico; let's think: three people at Ј 70 each... allora: tre persone a 70 sterline a testa...; come to think of it... — adesso che ci penso..., a pensarci bene

2) (take into account)

to think about o of sb., sth. pensare a qcn., qcs.; I can't think of everything! — non posso pensare a tutto!

3) (consider)

to think of sb. as — considerare qcn. come [brother, friend]

to think of oneself as — considerarsi [expert]

4) (have in mind)

to think of doing — pensare o avere intenzione di fare

to think about doing — pensare a fare

whatever were you thinking of? — che cosa mai ti era saltato in mente?

5) (imagine)

a million pounds, think of that! — un milione di sterline, ci pensi!

6) (tolerate idea)

I couldn't think of letting you pay — non potrei proprio farti pagare

7) (remember)

to think of — ricordare, ricordarsi

if you think of anything else — se ti viene in mente qualcos'altro

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to think on one's feet — reagire con prontezza

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[Ɵiŋk] 1. past tense, past participle - thought; verb
1) ((often with about) to have or form ideas in one's mind: Can babies think?; I was thinking about my mother.) pensare
2) (to have or form opinions in one's mind; to believe: He thinks (that) the world is flat; What do you think of his poem?; What do you think about his suggestion?; He thought me very stupid.) pensare
3) (to intend or plan (to do something), usually without making a final decision: I must think what to do; I was thinking of/about going to London next week.) pensare
4) (to imagine or expect: I never thought to see you again; Little did he think that I would be there as well.) pensare
2. noun
(the act of thinking: Go and have a think about it.) pensiero, pensata
- -thought-out
- think better of
- think highly
- well
- badly of
- think little of / not think much of
- think of
- think out
- think over
- think twice
- think up
- think the world of
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think /ɵɪŋk/
n. (fam.)
1 momento di riflessione; idea; pensata: They both had the same think, fecero tutti e due la stessa pensata
2 (nei composti) (tipico) modo di pensare; mentalità: That's a typical bloke-think, è un modo di ragionare tipico dei maschi!
to have a think, farci un pensierino; rifletterci; pensarci su (fam.): Let me have a think about it!, fammici pensare! □ (fam.) to have got another think coming, sbagliare di grosso; sognarselo (fig.).
♦ (to) think /ɵɪŋk/
(pass. e p. p. thought), v. t. e i.
1 pensare; meditare; riflettere; considerare; credere; giudicare; opinare; ritenere; stimare; supporre; parere, sembrare (impers.): Think before you act, rifletti prima di agire!; He was thinking of his children, pensava ai suoi figli; Do you think it's going to snow?, credi che nevicherà?; I think so, credo di sì; He is thinking to emigrate to Canada, pensa d'emigrare in Canada; He thought of emigrating but then gave it up, pensava d'emigrare ma poi rinunciò; Do as you think best, fa' come (meglio) credi!; I thought him an honest man, lo consideravo (o giudicavo, stimavo) una persona onesta; I think I'll try, credo che mi ci proverò; I think it a shame not to help the needy, mi sembra una cosa vergognosa non aiutare i bisognosi; DIALOGO-Discussing a film- What did you think of the film?, che ne pensi del film?
2 immaginare; capire; concepire; pensare: I cannot think where he is, non so immaginare dove sia andato (a finire); I can't think how you do it, non riesco a capire come tu faccia
3 (fam.) pensare a; avere in mente: He only thinks business, pensa solo agli affari
to think again, ripensarci □ to think aloud, pensare ad alta voce □ to think (all) the better of sb. for st., avere maggior considerazione di q. in conseguenza di qc.to think big, pensare «in grande»; fare grandi progetti □ to think for oneself, decidere da solo; pensare con la propria testa □ (fig.) to think one has (o knows) all the anwers, credersi chissà chi; credersi molto furbo □ to think nothing but, non pensare che a: That boy thinks nothing but motorbikes, quel ragazzo non pensa che alle moto □ to think on one's feet, decidere su due piedi (fig.); improvvisare; reagire subito □ (fam.) to think outside the box, pensare fuori dagli schemi; pensare in modo creativo; guardare qc. in una prospettiva nuova □ to think the unthinkable, prendere in considerazione tutte le possibilità □ to think to oneself, pensare fra sé (e sé) □ to think twice, pensarci su due volte; rifletterci □ I thought as much, me lo aspettavo; lo sapevo □ He was thought to be a multimillionaire, passava per multimilionario NOTA D'USO: -to say (passive)-
NOTA D'USO: -I think so-
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I [θɪŋk]
nome

to have a think about sth. — BE riflettere su qcs

••

to have another think coming — BE colloq. sbagliarsi di grosso

II 1. [θɪŋk]
verbo transitivo (pass., p.pass. thought)
1) (hold view, believe) pensare, credere

when do you think he will come? — quando credi che verrà?

I think so — penso di sì

I don't think so I think not form. non penso, penso di no; "is he reliable?" - "I'd like to think so but..." "ci si può fidare di lui?" - "mi piacerebbe poterlo credere ma..."; to think it best to do, that credere che la cosa migliore sia fare, che; I think it's going to rain — penso stia per piovere

2) (imagine) pensare, credere

who'd have thought it! — chi lo avrebbe mai detto!

I never thought you meant it! — non ho mai pensato che dicessi sul serio!

I can't think how, why — non riesco a immaginare come, perché

who do you think you are? — spreg. ma chi ti credi di essere?

what on earth do you think you're doing? — che diamine stai facendo?

I thought as much! — lo immaginavo!

six weeks' holiday! that's what you think! — sei settimane di vacanze! tu sogni!

and to think that... — e pensare che

3) (have thought, idea) pensare

I didn't think to check — non ho pensato di controllare

I was just thinking: suppose we sold it? — stavo pensando: e se lo vendessimo?

let's think Green! — colloq. pensiamo verde!

4) (rate, assess)

to think a lot, not much of — avere una buona opinione di, stimare poco

5) (remember)

I'm trying to think where, how — sto cercando di ricordarmi dove, come

2.
verbo intransitivo (pass., p.pass. thought)
1) (engage in thought) pensare (about, of a), riflettere (about su)

I'll have to think about it — ci devo pensare

to think hard — pensarci bene

to think clearly o straight avere le idee chiare; to think for oneself ragionare con la propria testa; I'm sorry, I wasn't thinking mi scusi, non ci pensavo; we are thinking in terms of economics vediamo le cose dal punto di vista economico; let's think: three people at Ј 70 each... allora: tre persone a 70 sterline a testa...; come to think of it... — adesso che ci penso..., a pensarci bene

2) (take into account)

to think about o of sb., sth. pensare a qcn., qcs.; I can't think of everything! — non posso pensare a tutto!

3) (consider)

to think of sb. as — considerare qcn. come [brother, friend]

to think of oneself as — considerarsi [expert]

4) (have in mind)

to think of doing — pensare o avere intenzione di fare

to think about doing — pensare a fare

whatever were you thinking of? — che cosa mai ti era saltato in mente?

5) (imagine)

a million pounds, think of that! — un milione di sterline, ci pensi!

6) (tolerate idea)

I couldn't think of letting you pay — non potrei proprio farti pagare

7) (remember)

to think of — ricordare, ricordarsi

if you think of anything else — se ti viene in mente qualcos'altro

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to think on one's feet — reagire con prontezza


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