"Eu tenho pensado bastante nela."

Translation:I have been thinking a lot about her.

June 7, 2013



Could this be “I have been thinking of her enough.”? If not, how do you say that?

February 1, 2014


Tenho pensado nela O bastante / O suficiente.

February 1, 2014


I tried "I have been thinking quite a lot about her", which was marked wrong.

March 8, 2016


I think it captures the sense of DL's sentence with a bit more emphasis.

March 11, 2016


I'm just not understanding why the translation can't be both: 1) I have been thinking a lot about her. or 2) I have thought a lot about her.

June 7, 2013


DL's sentence translates as the present perfect progressive.

The 2nd sentence would be "Eu pensei bastante nela."

October 15, 2015


(fixed this comment, thanks Emeyr)

"I have thought" focuses on a conclusion, which doesn't exist in "tenho pensado"

This Portuguese tense carries a continuity/repetition, lots of repeated ocurrences, but no conclusion, so the correct solution is "have been thinking".

January 1, 2014


"I have thought a lot about her" doesn't imply that it was a one-time occurence. It simply gives more emphasis to a conclusion than does the progressive version which emphasizes the process of arriving at the same conclusion.

I have thought a lot about her lately.
I have been thinking a lot about her lately.

July 17, 2016


Indeed. My post should be fixed.

"The conclusion" is not present in "tenho pensado". That's why "have been thinking" is more suited.

July 17, 2016


could you also say "eu tenho pensado muito nela"?

July 8, 2016



July 8, 2016


"I have thinking about her so much" was my response. I don't understand how this is an error because the meaning seems to be the same. Please provide insight.

January 24, 2018


"I have been thinking so much about her." Why is this incorrect?

May 1, 2019


What about "I have thought of her a lot"?

April 11, 2014


Yes, although we would probably use "thought about" rather than "thought of". "Thought of" implies less time spent considering the subject.

July 14, 2016
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