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Translation of memoria in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 (facultad) memory tener mucha or buena/poca or mala memoria to have a good/poor o/or bad memory tiene muy mala memoria para los números she has a terrible memory for numbers tiene una memoria fotográfica/prodigiosa he has a photographic/prodigious memory si la memoria no me falla if my memory serves me right o correctly o well, if I remember rightly [familiar/colloquial] esa escena se me ha quedado grabada en la memoria that scene has remained etched on my memory, I'll never forget that scene desde que tengo memoria se han llevado mal they've got on badly for as long as I can remember pérdida progresiva de la memoria gradual loss of memory ¡qué memoria la mía! what a memory I have! se sabe todo el poema de memoria she knows the whole poem off by heart tenemos que aprenderlo de memoria para mañana we have to learn it by heart for tomorrow quizás me equivoque, estoy citando de memoria I may have it wrong, I'm quoting from memory se me había borrado totalmente de la memoria I'd completely forgotten about it, it had been completely erased from my memory [literario/literary] ya puedes ir refrescando la memoria: te presté $50 allow me to refresh o/or jog your memory: I lent you $50 dos cosas saltan de inmediato a la memoria two things immediately come o/or spring to mind la canción me trajo aquel episodio a la memoria the song brought back that whole affair al oír su nombre ¡cuántos recuerdos me vienen a la memoria! hearing her name brings back so many memories! su nombre no me viene a la memoria I can't remember his name hacer memoria, trata de hacer memoria try to remember o/or [formal] recall seguro que te acuerdas, haz memoria of course you can remember, think hard tener una memoria de elefante to have an incredible memory


    memoria colectiva

    memoria operativa

    memoria operacional

  • 6 [anticuado] (saludo) darle or mandarle memorias a algn to give o/or send sb one's regards

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