In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1suposición femeninoit's pure supposition — no son más que suposiciones
- my supposition is that … — lo que yo supongo es que …
- the analysis is based on the supposition that … — el análisis se basa en el supuesto de que …
- the police acted on the supposition that he was still there — la policía actuó suponiendo que todavía estaba allí
- Let us remember that so many of their assertions are mere suppositions and theories which cannot be proved, and which may very well be disproved, as so many have been disproved during the past hundred years.
- These are not mere suppositions or wishful thinkings.
- In most cases, however, this kind of mutual informing included only assumptions and suppositions.
- All too often in this book, the author is forced to fall back on her own suppositions and general guesswork.
- Hypotheses, suppositions tentatively accepted, help the therapist to focus on what seems most relevant at that moment.
- Judging by the sound of that question, I can make two suppositions.
- Hypotheses are suppositions about causes which may be entertained by a scientist in cases where it is not practical to induce the separate laws.
- Given the electoral history of Britain since 1979 these suppositions were reasonable enough.
- As mentioned above, and as we discuss in Part IV, these suppositions are in some tension with existing evidence.
- Now, there are what I have said are suppositions.
- Such suppositions often invite skepticism and scorn, especially among Westerners.
- Such a circular argument, which relies on its own suppositions as proof, can be used to justify anything.
- In fact, the article includes numerous suppositions and makes inferences that miss the mark because of inaccuracies, misunderstood information, and a lack of research.
- Extract facts, suppositions and nuggets of information from technical explanations.
- There is no reason to assume you will have the same beliefs in these two cases, under these suppositions of differing strengths.
- Ultimately we get to the facts as opposed to the suppositions.
- Strong suppositions began at this point to emerge.
- There is no direct evidence, and what follows is too contingent on a series of hypothetical suppositions to be convincing.
- There then follows a bunch of suppositions about possible causes.
- I hope he writes a more generalized theoretical piece that articulates his disagreement with colleagues on this issue - the issue of proving one's suppositions and ideas.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.