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Turkish translation of “guess”

guess

verb     /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?Guesses and assumptions
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.Guesses and assumptions
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.Guesses and assumptionsGuessing, supposing and suspecting
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'
Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
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.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of guess verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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