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English definition of “suggest”

suggest

verb [T] (MENTION)    /səˈdʒest/
B1 to mention an idea, possible plan, or action for other people to consider: They were wondering where to hold the office party and I suggested the Italian restaurant near the station.formal Might I suggest a white wine with your salmon, sir? [+ (that)] I suggest (that) we wait a while before we make any firm decisions. Liz suggested (that) I try the shop on Mill Road. [+ -ing verb] I suggested putting the matter to the committee. [+ question word] Can you suggest where I might find a chemist's?Suggestions and proposals Grammar:SuggestWe can use the verb suggest with a noun phrase, a that-clause, the -ing form of a verb or a wh-question word (where, what).See more
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