Spanish translation of 'contemplate'
- (= gaze at)
⇒ I contemplate the future with misgiving
el futuro lo veo dudoso
- (= consider)
- (= reflect upon)
⇒ we contemplated a holiday in Spain
nos planteamos unas vacaciones en España
⇒ he contemplated suicide
pensó en suicidarse
⇒ to contemplate doing sth
pensar en hacer algo
⇒ when do you contemplate doing it?
¿cuándo se propone hacerlo?
- (= consider)
- (= expect)
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Example Sentences Including 'contemplate'
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All Father Damien could do at first was contemplate the pattern of the flock out of which the great logos of his passion was written.THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL (2001)
He was no more able to discuss tactics than he was able to contemplate murder.TREASON KEEP (2001)
He was especially shocked that an Englishman should contemplate such a publication, he said, staring at Ryle.DOUBLE DECEIT (2001)
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British English: contemplate VERB
If you contemplate an action, you think about whether to do it or not.
For a time he contemplated a career as an army medical doctor.
Translation of contemplate from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary