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Italian translation of 'think'

think

(θɪŋk)
Word forms:past tensepast participle thought

intransitive verb

  1. (gen)
    to think of or about sth pensare a qc (more carefully) riflettere su qc
    to think of or about doing sth pensare di fare qc
    to act without thinking agire senza riflettere or pensare
    think before you reply rifletti or pensa prima di rispondere
    think carefully pensaci bene
    think again! rifletti!, pensaci su!
    just think! ma pensa un po'!
    let me think fammi pensare
    let's think pensiamoci un attimo
    to think twice before doing sth pensare due volte prima di fare qc
    to think straight concentrarsi
    to think aloud pensare ad alta voce
    to think for o.s. pensare con la propria testa
see also think about, think of

transitive verb

    1. (use one's brain, have ideas) pensare
    2. (imagine) pensare, immaginare
    I can't think what he can want non riesco ad immaginare che cosa possa volere
    did you think to bring a corkscrew? hai pensato di portare un cavatappi?
    I thought I might go swimming ho pensato che potrei andare a nuotare
    think what you've done pensa a ciò che hai fatto
    think what we could do pensa che cosa potremmo fare
    to think evil thoughts avere cattivi pensieri
  1. (believe, consider)
    to think (that ...) pensare (che...), credere (che...)
    we all thought him a fool pensavamo tutti che fosse un cretino
    I don't think it likely penso che sia improbabile
    who'd have thought it possible? chi l'avrebbe mai pensato?
    I don't think it can be done non penso che si possa fare
    I think (that) you're wrong penso che tu abbia torto
    I thought as much lo sapevo io
    I think/don't think so penso or credo di sì/no
    I should think so too! lo credo bene!
    what do you think? che cosa ne pensi?
    who do you think you are? ma chi credi di essere?
    what do you think I should do? cosa pensi che dovrei fare?
    what do you think you're doing? ma cosa stai facendo?
    anyone would have thought she was dying! sembrava che stesse per morire!

noun

  1. to have a think about sth riflettere su qc
    I'd like to have a think about it vorrei pensarci su
    you've got another think coming! (informal) ti sbagli!, hai capito male!

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Example Sentences Including 'think'

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Where do you think investors will make the most money?
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Who in business would think that makes sense?
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We have to think about the issues that result from that.
Computing (2010)
If they think you are just there as a spy, getting their trust is very difficult.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She says she had to think about each one long and hard.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Time to light the pipe and have a good hard think.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
When you are booking a removal van think carefully about what day you want to move.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When you wake up and are always happy and think positive thoughts, you have already won.
The Sun (2015)
Will he be able to think of another name as exciting as those two?
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You do think more carefully about spending when you see it diminishing.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You shall let me think of you as happy.
George Eliot Daniel Deronda (1876)
But he knows there are also those who think this particular dog has had his day.
The Sun (2010)
Do you think their discipline let them down?
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He probably thought the only alternative was to cry.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I don't have time to think any negative thoughts.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
If you come to a team like this and think of another game it would be strange.
The Sun (2013)
Our job is to get the players we think are good for us.
The Sun (2015)
The players and the fans at the stadium think the same way.
The Sun (2016)
They think the only way to play badly is to provoke you.
The Sun (2012)
You have to think your way through the game.
The Sun (2012)
He thought of something and decided not to say it.
Oxenhorn, Harvey Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)
Light a candle and try to think pure thoughts.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We pretty much agree about what we think is funny.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If he comes back stronger it is scary to think how good he is going to be.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Instead people think there was something in it.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
That would make them think twice about parking illegally.
The Sun (2008)
The officer said that she would advise other women to think carefully before considering a career within the union.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They probably thought it wasn't worth the bother.
The Sun (2012)
We all need to think about what that really means.
The Sun (2014)
We tried to think Britain was just an aberration.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What makes him think they would let him in?
The Sun (2010)
People in the know think something else might be up.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We may begin with some examples of actions that depend on particular ways of thinking.
Hindess, Barry Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)

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'think' in Other Languages

British English: think /θɪŋk/ VERB
believe If you think something, you believe that it is true.
I think it's a great idea.
What do you think of my theory?
  • American English: think
  • Arabic: يَفْكِرُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pensar
  • Chinese: 思考
  • Croatian: misliti
  • Czech: myslet si
  • Danish: tænke
  • Dutch: denken
  • European Spanish: pensar
  • Finnish: ajatella
  • French: penser
  • German: denken
  • Greek: νομίζω
  • Italian: pensare
  • Japanese: 考える
  • Korean: 생각하다
  • Norwegian: tenke
  • Polish: pomyśleć
  • European Portuguese: pensar
  • Romanian: a fi de părere
  • Russian: думать
  • Latin American Spanish: pensar
  • Swedish: tänka
  • Thai: คิด
  • Turkish: düşünmek
  • Ukrainian: вважати
  • Vietnamese: nghĩ
British English: think /θɪŋk/ VERB
use your mind When you think, you use your mind.
I tried to think what to do.
  • American English: think
  • Arabic: يُفَكِّرُ في
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pensar
  • Chinese: 思考
  • Croatian: misliti
  • Czech: přemýšlet
  • Danish: tænke på
  • Dutch: denken
  • European Spanish: pensar
  • Finnish: ajatella
  • French: penser
  • German: denken
  • Greek: σκέφτομαι
  • Italian: pensare
  • Japanese: 考える
  • Korean: 생각하다
  • Norwegian: tenke
  • Polish: myśleć
  • European Portuguese: pensar
  • Romanian: a gândi
  • Russian: думать
  • Latin American Spanish: pensar
  • Swedish: tänka
  • Thai: คิดพิจารณา
  • Turkish: düşünmek
  • Ukrainian: думати
  • Vietnamese: suy nghĩ

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Translation of think from the Collins English to Italian
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