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Inflexiones de 'idea' (n): fpl: ideas

Del verbo idear: (conjugar)
idea es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo
2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo
ideá es:
2ª persona singular (vos) imperativo

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Principal Translations
idea nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (representación mental)idea, concept nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (negative)clue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Las maquetas ayudan a los clientes a formarse una idea de los edificios terminados.
idea nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (opinión, concepto)idea, impression nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tenía una idea equivocada de ti; eres más alegre de lo que esperaba.
 I had a wrong idea (or: impression) about you; you are more fun-loving than I expected.
idea nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (plan, proyecto de actividad)idea, thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tengo la idea de abrir un nuevo negocio.
  My idea is to create virtual classrooms in the poorest villages.This sentence is not a translation of the Spanish sentence.
 
Additional Translations
idea nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (noción básica)idea nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  insight nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Las cifras estimadas dan una idea de los gastos en que incurrirá el proyecto.
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Principal Translations
idear vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (formar idea de algo)think up, come up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  conceive vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Ideó un plan para ahorrar tiempo en la fabricación de motores.
idear vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (objeto: inventar)invent, devise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Ideó un aparato para consumir menos energía eléctrica.
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Compound Forms:
idea | idear
abandonar una idea vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (renunciar)abandon an idea v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give up on an idea v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 He abandonado la idea de ser ingeniero algún día.
 I've abandoned the idea of becoming an engineer someday.
ante la idea de muerte (al pensar en la muerte)facing the possibility of death exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (literal)before the idea of dying exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
aparcar una idea loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (aplazar)set aside an idea v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  put an idea down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  put an idea on the back burner v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
buena idea good idea
cambiar de idea,
cambiar de parecer
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(decidir algo diferente)change your mind vtr + n
  rethink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  see in a new light, have a change of heart v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
hacerse a la idea de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (acostumbrarse)get used to the idea v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Ya me hice a la idea de hablar con ella todos los días.
hacerse a la idea de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (resignarse)get it into your head v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No me he hecho a la idea de mudarnos de casa.
idea adecuada nf + adj (conforme a la realidad)right idea nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  realistic idea nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
idea fija loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (obsesión)fixed idea nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
idea generalizada nf + adj (común, extendida)widespread belief, common belief, widely held view nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
idea preconcebida nf + adj (prejuicio)pre-conceived notion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
la idea es the idea is exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  the aim is exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
la idea fracasó the plan fell through, the idea failed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
la idea funcionó the plan worked, the idea worked v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  the plan came together v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
la idea más valiosa the most valuable idea nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
la idea surgió the idea came, the idea arose from v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
la menor idea de que not a clue what, exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  not the slightest idea what,
ligera idea some idea, notion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
madurar una idea loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (dar forma a una idea)implement an idea vtr + n
  follow through with an idea v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
primar la idea de que exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (prevalecer la idea de que)the idea prevails that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
seducido por la idea exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (atraído por la idea)seduced by the idea exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  captivated by the idea exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tener una idea loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ingeniarse algo)have an idea, have an inkling v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tengo una idea de cuál puede ser el problema.
tener una idea loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (proponer hacer algo)have an idea, have a suggestion v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tenemos una idea para subir las ventas.
tomar una idea get an idea v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
una idea es... y la otra es... nf + nf (dos opciones)one thing is... and another is... exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  it's one thing to... and another to... exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Una idea es ayudarlos, y la otra es enseñarlos a valerse por sí mismos.
 One thing is to help them, and another is to teach them to get along on their own.
una idea que le daba vueltas en la cabeza an idea going around in his head v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
y no me hago a la idea and I can't get used to the fact/idea v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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