Translation of "guess" - English-Turkish dictionary

guess

verb uk us /ɡes/
SAY WITHOUT KNOWING [ I, T ]

to give an answer or opinion about something without having all the facts

tahmin etmek, kestirmeye çalışmak, tahminde bulunmak
Can you guess how old he is?
SAY CORRECTLY WITHOUT KNOWING [ I, T ]

A2 to give a correct answer without having all the facts

tahmin ederek bilmek, atıp tutturmak
"You've got a promotion!" "Yes, how did you guess?"
[ + (that) ] I'd never have guessed that you two were related.
I guess

B1 used when you think that something is probably true or likely

'Sanırım', 'Zannedersem', 'Galiba'
I've known her for about 12 years, I guess.
I guess so/not

B2 used when you agree/disagree but are not completely certain about something

'Öyle sanıyorum'/'sanmıyorum ki'; 'Tahminime göre öyle/öyle değil'
Guess what?

A2 something you say when you have some surprising news for someone

'Bak ne diyeceğim', 'Bak ne olmuş', 'Tahmin bile edemezsin', 'Ne olduğunu tahmin edebilir misin?'
Guess what? I'm pregnant.

(Translation of “guess verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)