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penser

  
      vi   to think  
Je pense donc je suis.      I think, therefore I am.  
penser tout haut      to think aloud  
penser à qch        [+problème, vacances, projet]   to think about sth  
Je pense à mes vacances.      I'm thinking about my holidays.  
pensez-y      think about it  
vous n'y pensez pas!      you're not serious!  
sans penser à mal      without meaning any harm  
n'y pensons plus      let's forget it  
penser à qn        [+ami]   to think of sb, to think about sb  
Tu penseras à moi, quand je passerai mon examen!      You'll think of me when I pass my exam!  
penser à faire qch      to think of doing sth  
faire penser qn à qch      [photo]   to remind sb of sth  
Cette photo me fait penser à la Grèce.      This photo reminds me of Greece.  
faire penser qn à faire qch      [personne]   to remind sb to do sth  
Fais-moi penser à téléphoner à Claire.      Remind me to phone Claire.  
      vt   to think  
  [+solution, concept]  
to think out  
On ne sait jamais ce qu'il pense.      You never know what he's thinking.  
C'est bien ce que je pensais!      I thought as much!  
penser que      to think (that)  
Je pense que Yann a eu raison de partir.      I think Yann was right to leave.  
qu'en pensez-vous?      what do you think?  
je le pense aussi      I think so too  
je pense que oui      I think so  
je pense que non      I don't think so  
penser faire qch      to be thinking of doing sth, to be planning to do sth  
Ils pensent partir en Espagne en juillet.      They're thinking of going to Spain in July.  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
penser v.
think

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to think (that)
v.
remind (vt.,vi.) ; 1 (+prép. à / +à V-inf)
exp.
to think of sb
exp.
to be planning to do sth
exp.
to think of the future
exp.
to think about sth
v.
think not
exp.
to be thinking of doing sth
exp.
to think about sb
v.
think ill
v.
think so
v.
to think out loud
exp.
to think aloud
n.
way of thinking
[Bus.]
n.
think tank
v.
make think
v.
make think
n.
way of thinking
n.
intellectual guide
n.
freedom of mind
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'penser' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
penser
vt.
penser
exp.
penser que ...
v.
penser sérieusement
exp.
penser que ...
v.
réfléchir ; penser
n.
matière à penser
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