Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Thursday April 24, 2014
In other Words of the Day we’ve seen that pensar can mean to think of or to think over. For instance:
¿Liliana, qué piensas de la propuesta?
Liliana, what do you think of the suggestion?
No estoy muy convencida. Lo voy a pensar.
I’m not totally convinced. I’ll think it over.
You can also use pensar and the infinitive to say what you intend to do:
Pienso seguir insistiendo.
I intend to keep on trying.
No pensaba salir.
I wasn’t intending or planning to go out.
When you are determined not to do something, you put no or ni before the structure:
No pienso volver a Cuba.
I’ve no intention of going back to Cuba.
¡Ni pienso ir a su boda!
You can be sure I won’t be going to her wedding!
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