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1(forecast) pronóstico masculino(forecast) predicción femenino(prophecy) profecía femeninoto make a prediction about sth — predecir / pronosticar algo
- Londonist scoured some of the weather sites and found the following predictions.
- In these terrible times one can't make many predictions with any kind of certainty.
- I have no doubt that Willie is right in his predictions, but will his call fall on deaf ears?
- If rosy predictions are to come true, a change in business culture will have to occur.
- Council Tax bills could again soar over the rate of inflation, according to early predictions.
- It is foolish, on the eve of the elections, to make any predictions about the results.
- Severe frost is likely over the next month or so according to weather predictions.
- If some radical predictions come true, the office as we know it could become something of a rarity in years to come.
- We really have no idea how many other predictions she made, or how accurate they were.
- That is why, given the poll predictions, so many papers are cheerfully endorsing the party.
- Columnists usually only recall their predictions when they turn out correct.
- I would like to be able to talk to people more and get more feedback from them about what they think of my predictions.
- Well, I can see the logic, but I simply cannot imagine the predictions coming true.
- So I think all the predictions and projections everybody is making are on target.
- Both these predictions have of course been shown to be false in just a few years.
- In 1919, the war over, he went to Liverpool and started on his life's work, tide prediction.
- The dangerous game of prediction separates the optimists from the pessimists.
- Japan is the only country in the world to maintain a major research programme in earthquake prediction.
- With Julian's prediction in mind, the arrival of each new pupil had me aching.
- Then the envelope will be opened to reveal if Paul's prediction has come true.
- This approach to reading stresses the importance of prediction in the reading process.
- We were totally right yesterday, so here is another prediction we expect you to trust.
- My guess is that any such precision of prediction or of control lies decades into the future.
- It is true that prediction is a difficult business, especially when it involves the future.
- No doubt, you have been very impressed indeed, by my unrivalled abilities in prediction.
- The first thing to notice is that demographers have never been much good at prediction.
- For the sake of argument here, I'm going to denote a difference between understanding and prediction.
- He held that these laws are nothing but computational devices for the description and prediction of phenomena.
- Although yesterday's election defied all attempts at prediction, that tradition remained.
- The example of Germany shows that reunification can come at a time and in a way that defies prediction.
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