verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [Matemáticas/Mathematics] [precio/cantidad] to calculate, work out calculando por lo bajo at a conservative estimate calculé mal la distancia I misjudged o/or miscalculated the distance, I didn't judge the distance right 1.2 (considerar, conjeturar) calculo que estaremos de vuelta a eso de las seis I should think o/or I would estimate we'll be back around six, at a guess we should be back around six ¿cuánto tiempo calculas que tardarán? how long do you reckon o suppose o think it'll take them? yo le calculo unos sesenta años I should think he's about sixty, I reckon o/or guess he's about sixty se calcula que más de cien personas perdieron la vida over a hundred people are estimated to have lost their lives 1.3 [familiar/colloquial] (imaginar) to imagine calcula el disgusto que se habrán llevado imagine o/or just think how upset they must have been tendrás muchas ganas de volver a verlo — ¡calcula! I expect you're really looking forward to seeing him again — you bet! o/or what do you think?
- 2 (planear) to work out lo tenía todo calculado he had it all worked out con un gesto calculado with a calculated gesture
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