Translation of idea in English:

idea

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  • 1 1.1 (concepto) idea la idea de libertad the idea o concept of freedom la idea de un dios único the idea o notion of a single God 1.2 (opinión, ideología) idea sus ideas políticas his political beliefs o ideas es de ideas bastante conservadoras she has fairly conservative ideas o views es un hombre de ideas fijas he has very set ideas about things yo no soy de la misma idea I don't agree, I don't share your opinion 1.3 (noción) idea no tiene idea de cómo funciona he has no idea how it works no tenía ni idea de todo esto I had no idea about any of this no tengo idea no idea! o I don't have a clue no tenía ni la más remota idea or (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] ni pajolera idea she didn't have the slightest idea, she didn't have the faintest o foggiest idea [colloquial/familiar] tenía idea de que ibas a llamar I had a feeling you'd call no tienes idea de lo que he sufrido you have no idea how much I've suffered para darse or hacerse una idea de la situación to give oneself o to get an idea of the situation es difícil hacerse una idea de cómo es si no lo has visto it's hard to imagine what it's like if you haven't seen it esto es solo una idea del proyecto this is just a general idea of the project darse idea para algo (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] to be good at sth se da mucha idea para cocinar she's a very good cook hacerse (a) la idea de algo, ya me voy haciendo (a) la idea de vivir allí I am getting used to the idea of living there now no se hace (a) la idea de que está muerto she can't accept the fact that he's dead
  • 3 (RPl) (manía) no lo comas con idea stop thinking about it and just eat it tenerle idea a algn (CS) [familiar/colloquial] to have sth against sb [colloquial/familiar], to have it in for sb [colloquial/familiar] tenerle idea a algo [familiar/colloquial] to have a thing about sth [colloquial/familiar]

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