Translation of "suppose" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


conjunction uk us /səˈpəʊz/ US  /-ˈpoʊz/ (also supposing)

used at the beginning of a sentence or clause to mean 'what would happen if'

Suppose we miss the train - what will we do then? 假设我们错过了火车——那我们该怎么办?
We'd love to come and see you on Saturday, supposing (= if) I don't have to work that day. 如果我星期六不用上班的话,我们会来看你。

(Translation of “suppose conjunction” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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