- 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (idea) idea (feminine) she hadn't the slightest notion of how to behave in public no tenía ni la menor idea de cómo comportarse en público I have some notion of mathematics tengo algunas nociones de matemáticas I had a notion that I'd been there before tenía la sensación de que había estado allí antesMore example sentences1.2 (inclination) [colloquial/familiar] to have a notion to +
- The above notions constitute the elementary concepts of category theory.
- We see the world from different perspectives and have different notions of what constitutes fairness.
- Reductionism and the criterial theory lean heavily on the notion of analytic or conceptual truth.
infinitive/infinitivotener* ganas de+ infinitive/infinitivoI've a notion to tell him just what I think tengo ganas de decirle exactamente lo que piensoMore example sentences
- Eagleton says that opinion, appetite or inclinations are notions of individual desire that become a person's subjectivity.
- And this desire transcends all notions of fear for one's own safety.
- But ‘the social gap in notions of fun may have more to do with age than gender.’
- 2 countable/numerable (concept) concepto (masculine)
- 3(notions plural)3.1 (in sewing) artículos (masculine plural) de mercería 3.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) household/gift/office notions artículos (masculine plural) para el hogar/de regalo/de oficinaMore example sentences
- Store small notions, such as buttons, pins and snaps, in empty film containers, pill bottles or baby food jars.
- Crafters will often use a backpack to transport fabric and other sewing notions to a guild meeting, leaving both hands free to carry the sewing machine.
- Also be sure to get such notions as thread, zippers, buttons, and interfacing.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.