In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(guesswork)it's pure conjecture — no son más que conjeturas / suposiciones
- whether he'll accept is a matter for conjecture — sobre si aceptará o no solo pueden hacerse conjeturas
2formal(guess)conjetura feminineto make/hazard a conjecture — hacer/aventurar una conjetura
- The technique operates on the principle that several heads are better than one when identifying problems, solving problems, or making conjectures about the future.
- At the same time, I willingly sign up to support longer-range conjectures about the place and purpose of social tools, in general, and explicit software networking technologies, in specific.
- And to be unfeminine - too masculine, in other words - is to invite savage personal attacks, intense scrutiny, and conjectures about one's sexuality.
- She dispelled my early conjectures about my own children's unearthly wisdom and helped me realize that virtually everything they did and said came from practicing what they saw and heard.
- I am only making a conjecture based on website flight information.
- Our conjecture is that, in general, contextual information requires more attentional resources and intentional processing to encode and to retrieve than does item information.
- So I guess the conjecture can continue through the foreseeable future.
- Scholars can offer us only conjectures about who wrote it, who the intended audience was, and where and when it was written.
- Until then, the issues that John claimed to be ‘pointing out’ are just opinion and conjecture.
- The mass media have reported every single act of violence, however insignificant, making conjectures about its terrorist nature.
- I treated that information as plausible conjecture and afforded it credibility as such.
- You must not be influenced by sentiment, conjecture, sympathy, passion, prejudice, public opinion, or public feeling.
- So we sat, the last few hours, thinking about the last few months and making conjectures about the future.
- The refreshing night breeze suddenly seemed much more appealing than spending the next half hour sitting amongst people who were making false conjectures about me.
- For the rest of the morning she issued conjectures about the change in her social status this swingset would bring about.
- Would they consider preconceived biases having influenced their conjectures?
- The conjecture is that speculators are acting on insider information.
- It was as though I had opened a faucet that everyone was just waiting to see opened, so they could start throwing the conjecture around.
- His exact reasons for calling it quits remained a matter for heated public conjecture.
- Please avoid general conjectures about when such unreliable assurances must doubtless have been made.
1conjeturarit may have been him, he conjectured — —puede haber sido él —conjeturó
- one may conjecture that … — se podría conjeturar que …
- Immediately after the accident it was conjectured that the dress had caught fire through contact with a cigarette or a lighted match, thrown down from a higher place above the stairs.
- From this, we conjecture global stability in certain cases.
- Of course, if that had been the case I would conjecture the set would grow from two discs to about 48.
- It is conjectured that natural selection tuned the average connectivity in such a way that the network reaches a sparse graph of connections.
- I can only conjecture the reasons that the organisers had for arranging this visit.
- Based on experimental evidence he was able to conjecture certain laws which were not verified until many years later.
- On the basis of this evidence, plus incredible intuition, he conjectured that all the complex zeros are on the critical line.
- Therefore, this hypothesis conjectures that population density should be positively correlated with patch area.
- Because of its posture, if it had been a human being, one might conjecture it was melancholy with a slight reluctance as to what it was doing, akin to a child in pursuit of a lost toy.
- Without conjecturing about the specifics of the various relationships, let's say that hypothetically they're intimidated by her due to her fairly strong personality, intelligence and beauty.
- It was conjectured that English-speaking Chinese youth identify less with Chinese culture and are more isolated from their Chinese peers.
- He conjectured results about the number of solutions to polynomial equations over the integers using intuition on how algebraic topology should apply in this novel situation.
- Further, it was conjectured that the adolescents mistook superficial emotions, such as excitement and security, for genuine feelings of well-being.
- As an adhesive, we conjecture that energy in the fibrils is lost upon decohesion and unloading.
- This sort of cannibalism is an activity that scientists have long imagined and conjectured and in fact predicted but had never seen before.
- In places where those records are incomplete or lost, we are left to conjecture when people from past centuries were born.
- Given this procedural assumption, that integration often creates a need for further integration, it is possible to conjecture the future development.
- She resembles nothing more than one of those Neolithic ‘goddess’ figurines for which a fertility significance is usually conjectured.
- It was conjectured that a spiral walkway would have led around the hill allowing a procession to reach the 120-foot high summit for pre-historic ceremonies.
- It was also conjectured that individuals with high levels of anxious/ambivalent attachment would seek to maintain an extremely close relationship with their families because of fear of abandonment.
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.
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