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pensare

English translation of pensare

think

The Italian word 'pensare' is used in the same way as the English word 'think'. It can be used to express thoughts, opinions, or ideas. For example, 'Cosa pensi di questo?' means 'What do you think about this?'


Example sentences using: pensare

Penso che sia una buona idea

English translation of Penso che sia una buona idea

I think that is a good idea

In this sentence, 'Penso che sia una buona idea' is used to express an opinion about an idea. 'Penso' is the conjugation of the verb 'pensare' in the first person singular present tense.

Stavo pensando di andare al cinema

English translation of Stavo pensando di andare al cinema

I was thinking about going to the cinema

In this example, 'Stavo pensando di andare al cinema' is used to express a past ongoing thought, in this case going to the cinema. 'Stavo pensando' is the imperfect tense of 'pensare', used to describe actions that were in progress in the past.

Cosa pensi di questa canzone?

English translation of Cosa pensi di questa canzone?

What do you think of this song?

The phrase 'Cosa pensi di questa canzone?' is used to ask someone's opinion about a song. 'Pensi' is the second person singular present tense of 'pensare'. The construction 'pensare di' is used when asking someone's opinion.

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