suppose

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suppose(
suh
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poz
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to assume)
a. suponer
We supposed that no one was home because all the lights were off.Supusimos que no había nadie en casa porque todas las luces estaban apagadas.
b. imaginar
I suppose you must be tired. Here is your room for the night.Imagino que has de estar cansada. Aquí está tu habitación para esta noche.
2. (to think)
a. suponer
Do you suppose we have enough time to eat?¿Supones que tenemos tiempo para comer?
b. imaginarse
I suppose we should wash the dishes because they're starting to pile up.Me imagino que deberíamos lavar los platos porque están empezando a amontonarse.
c. imaginar
I suppose I got to the party around 10 pm.Imagino que llegué a la fiesta alrededor de las 10 pm.
d. creer
Do you suppose the restaurant on the corner will be open tonight?¿Crees que el restaurante de la esquina estará abierto esta noche?
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to presuppose)
a. suponer
The contract supposes the agreement between the two parties.El contrato supone el acuerdo entre las dos partes.
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suppose
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. suponer
I suppose sosupongo (que sí)
I suppose notsupongo que no
suppose or supposing he came backsupongamos or suponiendo que volviera
I don't suppose you'd consider sharing it?¿considerarías la posibilidad de compartirlo?
suppose we change the subject?¿qué te parece si cambiamos de tema?
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suppose [səˈpəʊz]
transitive verb
1 (assume) suponer
let us suppose that supongamos que; pongamos por caso que; but just suppose he's right y ¿si tiene razón?; supposing it rains, what shall we do? pongamos que llueve, entonces ¿qué hacemos?; always supposing he comes siempre y cuando venga; even supposing that were true aun en el caso de que fuera verdad
2 (assume, believe) suponer; creer
I suppose she'll come supongo que vendrá; I don't suppose she'll come no creo que venga; you'll accept, I suppose? aceptarás, supongo, ¿no?; who do you suppose was there? ¿quién crees tú que estaba allí?; you don't suppose they'd start without us, do you? no empezarán sin nosotros, ¿verdad?
I suppose so/not supongo que sí/no
3
to be supposed to do sth: you're supposed to be in bed by ten tendrías que estar acostado a las diez; you're not supposed to do that no deberías hacer eso; you're supposed to be my friend! ¡yo creía que eras mi amigo!; what am I supposed to have done wrong now? ¿qué se supone que he hecho mal ahora?; what's that supposed to mean? ¿qué quieres decir con eso?; he's supposed to be an expert se le supone un experto
4 (in requests, suggestions)
do you suppose we could take a lunch break now? ¿podríamos hacer un descanso para almorzar ahora?; do you suppose you could wrap this up for me? ¿podrías envolverme esto?; I don't suppose you could lend me ten pounds ¿no podrías prestarme diez libras?; suppose we talk about something else now ¿y si hablamos sobre algo distinto ahora?
5 (presuppose) suponer; presuponer
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