In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(expressing hypothesis)suponiendo quesupposing she agrees, will they let us go? — suponiendo que ella esté de acuerdo ¿nos dejarán ir?
- even supposing he knew — aun suponiendo que / aun cuando él lo supiera
- supposing you win? — I won't — but just supposing — ¿y si ganas? — no voy a ganar —bueno, pero suponte que sí ganas
- always supposing we have the money to buy it — siempre y cuando tengamos el dinero para comprarlo
2(with suggestions)¿y si … ?supposing we start again — ¿qué tal si volvemos a empezar?
- supposing you apologized to her first — ¿y sí tú le pidieras perdón primero?
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