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memoria

Translation of memoria in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 (facultad) tener mucha or buena/poca or mala memoria
    to have a good/poor o 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 [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 [literary]
    ya puedes ir refrescando la memoria: te presté $50
    allow me to refresh o jog your memory: I lent you $50
    dos cosas saltan de inmediato a la memoria
    two things immediately come o 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
    try to recall [formal]
    seguro que te acuerdas, haz memoria
    of course you can remember, think hard
    tener una memoria de elefante
    to have an incredible memory

    Compounds

    memoria colectiva

    memoria operativa

    , memoria operacional
  • 6 [dated] (saludo) darle or mandarle memorias a alguien
    to give o send somebody one's regards
Example sentences
  • Hay que buscar, simplemente hay que hacer memoria.
  • Un post que hace que mi memoria desempolve algunos recuerdos.
  • Ya existan dispositivos que superan las 650 MB de memoria.

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