- 1 1.1 uncountable (intellectual activity) modern/Christian thoughtthought process 1.2 uncountable (deliberation) See examples: after much thought, I've decided that …el pensamiento moderno/cristianoa lot of thought went into this decisiontras mucho pensarlo or tras reflexionar mucho sobre el asunto, he decidido que …she put a lot of thought into the designse pensó or se reflexionó mucho antes de tomar esta decisiónhe never gives any thought to his appearancepensó mucho el diseñoI'll give it some thoughtno se preocupa para nada de su aspectoI've never given it much thoughtlo pensarémore thought needs to be given to …no me he detenido a pensarloto be deep in thoughthay que considerar más detenidamente …to be lost in thoughtestar absorto en sus ( or mis etc) pensamientosestar ido
- 2 countable 2.1 (reflection) impure thoughts to read somebody's thoughtswhat are your thoughts on the matter?adivinarle el pensamiento a alguienhis thoughts were elsewhere¿tú qué opinas al respecto?not to give something a second o another thoughtat the time I didn't give it another thoughtestaba pensando en otra cosaI mailed it and never gave it a second thoughten ese momento no le di mayor importanciato have second thoughts (about something)I'm having second thoughts about accepting their offerla eché al correo y no volví a pensar en elloI've had second thoughts: I don't want to sell the shopme están entrando dudas sobre si aceptar o no su ofertaon second thought(s)he cambiado de idea: no quiero vender la tienda2.2 (idea) I've just had a thoughtpensándolo biennow, there's a thoughtse me acaba de ocurrir una ideamaybe Hilary knows — that's a thought!pues no es mala ideashe hasn't got a thought in her headquizás Hilary sepa — tienes razón, puede serit was a kind thought to send her flowerses incapaz de pensarit's only a thought, but …fue todo un detalle mandarle floresthe thought crossed my mind that …no sé, pero se me ocurre que …the thought never even entered my headpensé que …se me ocurrió que …that thought had occurred to me as wellni se me pasó por la cabezathoughteso mismo se me había ocurrido a mí
ofsomethingthe mere thought of food made her feel sickhe couldn't bear the thought of leaving themle daban náuseas de solo pensar en comidayou must give up any thought of seeing him againla idea de abandonarlos se le hacía intolerablethe thoughttienes que renunciar a la idea de volver a verlo thatthe thought that it might have been mela idea de quela idea de que podría haber sido yoExample sentences2.3 (concern, consideration) (no plural) thought (
- She turned back to go back to the living room when a sudden thought entered her mind.
- It's hard for you to express ideas and thoughts, making conversations short.
- That probably wasn't the thought going through his mind back in June, though.
forsomebody/something)my first thought was for the babywith no thought o without a thought for her own safetyen lo primero que pensé fue en el bebéwithout a thought for anyone elsesin pensar para nada en su propia seguridadspare a thought for those worse off than yourselfsin consideración para con los demássin pensar en or tener en cuenta a los demásit's the thought that countsacuérdate de or piensa en los que están en peores circunstancias que túlo que importa es la atención or el detalleExample sentences
- It is a very complicated system, has a lot of merit, but needs a lot of careful thought.
- Good paths are vital to a garden and deserve a lot of thought and attention.
- We in the west need to give careful thought as to how we can reduce environmental pollution.
- I read them with great pleasure but with little or no thought for the agony the poet has gone through.
- Mr Hay said the hackers had spared no thought for his clients trying to trace old friends and colleagues.
- For a short time there was no thought for the testing path ahead of them as they laughed and joked like any household.
- Doctor Conrad strolled over, deep in thought, and sat down on the bed at Danny's feet.
- She stopped then, dabbed at her eyes, and seemed to be deep in thought for a long moment.
- Jake watched her slow, steady breathing, and sat deep in thought, elbows resting on his knees.
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