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Spanish translation of “suppose”

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suppose

verb /səˈpəuz/
to think probable; to believe or guess
suponer
Who do you suppose telephoned today? ’I suppose you’ll be going to the meeting?’ ’Yes, I suppose so / No, I don’t suppose so.’ Do you suppose she’ll win? ’Surely her statement can’t be correct?’ ’No, I suppose not’.
to accept as true for the sake of argument; to consider as a possibility
suponer
(Let’s) suppose we each had $100 to spend Suppose the train’s late – what shall we do?
used to make a suggestion or give an order in a polite way
¿y si…?
Suppose we have lunch now! Suppose you make us a cup of tea!
supposing conjunction if
suponiendo que, en el caso de (que)
Supposing she doesn’t come, what shall we do?
be supposed to (be/do) to have the reputation of (being etc)
ser considerado, tener a alguien por (le tienen por el mejor doctor)
He’s supposed to be the best doctor in the town.
to be expected or obliged to (do something etc)
deber (deberías hacer la cama cada mañana)
You’re supposed to make your own bed every morning.
(Definition of suppose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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