In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(propose)sugerirproponerhe suggested dinner the next evening — sugirió / propuso que cenáramos juntos al día siguiente
- to suggest sth to sb — sugerirle algo a algn
- to suggest -ing — sugerir que + subj
- to suggest to sb that — sugerirle a algn que
- I suggested three alternatives to them — les sugerí / les propuse tres alternativas
- the only thing I can suggest to you is to tell them the truth — lo único que te puedo sugerir es que les digas la verdad
- she suggested leaving them a note — sugirió dejarles / que les dejáramos una nota
- he suggested to me that I (should) look for another job — me sugirió que buscara otro trabajo
- it was you who suggested (that) I tell my parents — fuiste tú quien me sugirió que se lo dijera a mis padres
- I suggest (that) we eat before the show — sugiero / propongo que comamos antes de la función
- can you suggest where we might meet? — ¿se te ocurre algún lugar donde podríamos encontrarnos?
- he suggested to us how we might do it — nos sugirió cómo podríamos hacerlo
- he suggested Smith (to us) as a suitable candidate — (nos) propuso a Smith como un candidato idóneo
- We have suggested to the Mayors that they form a League of Cities to lobby for a better deal.
- However, alternative mechanisms have been suggested which are a mixture between the direct and indirect mechanism.
- Let's just get in the car and leave, " he suggested with a shrug.
- "Take some pills, dear, " Nell suggests with a smile.
- Some people, mainly retailers, have suggested it should be moved to a Sunday to minimise the impact on trade.
- Horses, I suggested to him, always seemed far more enigmatic than dogs or even cats.
- Her psychiatrist suggested to her parents that they should take her back to Nigeria for a long holiday.
- May I humbly suggest a clearer alternative to that meaningless bit of cant?
- Accordingly, I do not think the approach suggested by either counsel is particularly helpful or indeed necessary.
- Mr Carter has suggested to us that this notice of appeal was prepared in a hurry and that it is in some way deficient.
- I suggested to her that she should go and do a test, but she said she cannot because it would be bad luck.
- I suggested to her we start our own scholarly website and she was very taken with that idea.
- He denied he had suggested to the children putting the stickers up in school.
- In the meantime, I would strongly suggest not using the light until after it's been checked.
- They splashed around the water until the referee suggested to move the ring to a drier place.
- Several hypotheses have been suggested to explain the pathophysiology of the medial tibial stress syndrome.
- I don't think that the prosecution wants to suggest for a moment that there is any sanity issue here.
- So last Christmas I suggested to my brother-in-law that we do something different.
- With the wind increasing in strength and the rain lashing down I suggested to Kate, ‘Shall we call it a day?’
- Someone suggested to her they might be of value and that she send them to me for an opinion.
1.2(offer for consideration)can you suggest a possible source for this rumor? — ¿se le ocurre quién puede haber empezado este rumor?
- I suggest (that) he's lying — yo diría que está mintiendo
- no one is suggesting you stole the money — nadie está diciendo que se robó el dinero
- I suggest (to you) that you are not telling the whole truth — me atrevería a afirmar que no nos está diciendo toda la verdad
1.3(imply, insinuate)insinuarwhat are you trying to suggest by that? — ¿qué quieres insinuar con eso?
- are you suggesting (that) my son is a thief? — ¿insinúa usted que mi hijo es un ladrón?
- Bullying is a significant problem, with figures suggesting one in five suffer.
- Such scenes suggest the larger problem with the film, which is chiefly one of subtlety.
- He does however believe that it is perfectly reasonable to suggest that God has always existed and always will.
- It is not suggested in argument that a tort, if it existed under Community Law would be restricted.
- These figures suggest a further significant increase, but they need to be treated with some caution.
- Are you suggesting that sun moves around the earth and that Copernicus and Galileo were wrong?
- Further investigation will be necessary to test these hypotheses suggested by the observations in the present study.
- Each zone also suggests which types of cardio best attack your problem areas.
- Shifting his imposing frame, his expression takes on a thunderous aspect, suggesting this is the wrong question to ask.
- It has not been suggested that it has any reference, expressed or implied, to arbitration.
- In short, it suggested to Russell how to show that logic and mathematics are identical.
- The discovery suggests that life could exist on planets very different from Earth.
- The same logic that suggested using water for heat dictated using sun for light.
- Consensus trees should be interpreted with care as they may not be the most parsimonious hypotheses suggested by the data.
- But London has to act on any feedback which suggests its efforts are being scotched north of the border.
- But evidence suggests a different story, and one that is worrying for quite the opposite reason.
- But because he is a doctor, Reuters is suggesting to readers that his word is necessarily authoritative.
- More specifically, the findings suggest what sorts of strategies would be most acceptable to the target population.
- Is there any pattern that might suggest who might be behind all of the violence?
- Another view exists suggesting it is difficult to get the sums right given the diverse nature of the taxation system.
1.4to suggest itself
- an idea/a plan suggested itself to him — se le ocurrió una idea/un plan
- nothing suggests itself — no se me ocurre nada
2(indicate, point to)indicarhis reaction suggested a guilty conscience — su reacción indicaba / daba a entender que se sentía culpable
- all the evidence suggests that he was involved — todas las pruebas indican que él estaba involucrado
3(evoke, bring to mind)sugerirwhat does this melody suggest to you? — ¿qué le sugiere esta melodía?
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