suspicious

suspicious(
suhs
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pih
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shihs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (causing suspicion)
a. sospechoso
The police evacuated our building when they found a suspicious package by the door.La policía evacuó nuestro edificio cuando encontró un paquete sospechoso junto a la puerta.
2. (mistrustul)
a. desconfiado
My neighbor is very suspicious and always worries that someone is trying to steal his car.Mi vecino es muy desconfiado y siempre teme que le vayan a robar el carro.
b. receloso
Pedro is friendly and nice with people he knows, but suspicious of strangers.Pedro es amable y simpático con sus conocidos, pero receloso con los extraños.
c. suspicaz
It is not good to be so suspicious; you have to learn to trust others.No es bueno que seas tan suspicaz, debes aprender a confiar en los demás.
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suspicious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (arousing suspicion; fact, behavior, circumstances)
a. sospechoso(a)
2. (having suspicions; person, mind)
a. receloso(a)
his behavior made me suspicioussu comportamiento me hizo sospechar
suspicious [səsˈpɪʃəs]
adjective
1 (mistrustful) [+person, nature] desconfiado; [+glance] receloso
Paul was a suspicious man Paul era un hombre desconfiado
to be suspicious that
many people are suspicious that the government will reduce benefits further mucha gente tiene la sospecha de que el gobierno va a reducir aún más los subsidios
to be suspicious about sth desconfiar de algo
she was suspicious about his motives
to become or grow suspicious (of sth/sb) empezar a desconfiar (de algo/algn)
that made him suspicious eso le hizo sospechar
to have a suspicious mind tener una mente desconfiada or recelosa
he is suspicious of visitors se muestra receloso ante las visitas
...he has his father's suspicious [nature]. She was frowning at me, suspicious The couple were stopped by a suspicious customs officer Can't you understand why Janet was suspicious? Ordinary people remain suspicious about the army's motives Wasn't she suspicious about his background? A lot of people are suspicious about hypnosis The jewellers became suspicious that he was behind the thefts Are you suspicious that perhaps he was offered a deal behind your back? The minute we saw that letter we became very suspicious Inside the car she became suspicious when he told her he was taking short cuts
2 (causing suspicion) [+person, behaviour, package] sospechoso
did you see anything suspicious? ¿viste algo sospechoso?; it looks very suspicious to me me parece muy sospechoso
is there anything suspicious about the crash? ¿hay algo sospechoso acerca del choque?
in suspicious circumstances en circunstancias sospechosas
it's highly suspicious
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