In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mistrustful)(mind/person) desconfiado(person/mind) suspicazto be suspicious of/about sb/sth — desconfiar de algn/algo
- she was always suspicious of his intentions — siempre desconfió de sus intenciones
- I can't help feeling suspicious about them — no puedo menos que desconfiar de ellos
- We're generally suspicious of boxing and we exempt wrestling from all expectations of fair play.
- One becomes suspicious of every person in the vicinity while providing security to VVIPs.
- No wonder people are suspicious of politicians and the political process.
- They are intensely suspicious of science and experimentation, and regard new technology with dread.
- No doubt, even those who are not firmly anti-American will be deeply suspicious of American motives.
- Logan's military assignments made him naturally suspicious of strangers who questioned him, but Marie was different.
- The local musicians and the tourists were thoroughly suspicious of something so synthetic, and it petered out.
- By the time Finland became independent, they were a bit suspicious of nobility.
- She is suspicious of doctors and nurses and takes her medication only episodically.
- In general she is suspicious of films about the music business, because Hollywood always gets the details wrong.
- People will always be suspicious of the answer you come up with, even if it is the right answer.
- I'm almost always suspicious of hand-me-down wisdom, and irritated by stock phrases like this.
- In fact he was suspicious of any technological advance that might weaken the ‘master race’.
- Are they suspicious of whether or not the United States is the best vehicle for that change?
- After a while, the viewer is doomed to grow suspicious of a creative mind that never thinks of simply walking around the wall.
- Maybe people are suspicious of me, but the reality is that I'm spending most of my time looking at how we make the club game work.
- As a Tory woman I'm instinctively suspicious of positive discrimination.
- They are also deeply suspicious of American motives.
- They will readily take floating baits but can be very suspicious at times.
- This was not what the Empress had in mind and she's highly suspicious of the whole business.
2(arousing suspicion)(actions/movements) sospechosotheir behavior is highly suspicious — su comportamiento es sumamente sospechoso
- A bomb disposal squad was dispatched to Colchester Castle to deal with a suspicious package.
- Concern spread to other areas as well, with people reporting suspicious packages from coast to coast.
- Police say they were tipped off to a suspicious package near a parking garage next to the hotel.
- Police did not treat her death as suspicious at the time.
- We are also urged to be vigilant for suspicious behaviour, vehicles and packages.
- The death was initially treated as suspicious and Hardy was questioned.
- Ari found the suspicious package in a cardboard box and immediately reported his discovery to the police.
- Four suspicious packages were examined by police but found to be harmless.
- Two reports of suspicious packages have already been reported to the police.
- Residents are also asked to be vigilant in the communities they live in and report anything suspicious to police.
- The Indonesian Embassy in Canberra has had to be closed because of a suspicious package.
- Police are not treating the death as suspicious, but inquiries are on-going.
- None of eight witnesses called by the prosecution saw anyone suspicious, he maintained.
- I actually think there is something suspicious in the idea from the start.
- The vague information about a suspicious vehicle did not point to the commission of any criminal offence.
- Police are appealing for information from people who may have noticed anything suspicious in the area.
- There might be something suspicious, but it's a joke.
- Such practices, which began during this time period, took place under highly suspicious circumstances.
- You mentioned the suspicious package was left in front of that precinct building.
- On trains they are being used to search carriages for suspicious packages.
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