English translation of '以为'
think (pt, pp thought)
⇒ 我以为你不想来呢！(Wǒ yǐwéi nǐ bù xiǎng lái ne!)
I thought you didn't want to come!
⇒ 老李以为这件事跟他没关系。(Lǎo Lǐ yǐwéi zhè jiàn shì gēn tā méi guānxì.)
Old Li reckoned that this had nothing to do with him.
Translation of 以为 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary