Translation of suit in Spanish:

suit

traje, n.

Pronunciation /sut//suːt/

noun

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    Clothing
    (male) traje masculine
    (male) terno masculine Chile
    (male) vestido masculine Colombia
    (three-piece) traje masculine
    (three-piece) terno South America
    (female) traje (de chaqueta) masculine
    (female) traje sastre masculine
    • The firm makes fabrics for men's suits and women's tailored garments.
    • Sporty looks were attractive, too, in cafe au lait and dark brown leather shorts outfits with turned-up sleeves on the blouses, or skirt suits.
    • Diving history is illustrated through several odd contraptions, from early submersion suits like the one pictured to modern, state-of-the art technology.
    • They watched these two men, and as soon as the bird flew from the nest they began to crawl forward in their gilly suits.
    • In cities, men wear lightweight suits or shirts and trousers that suit Venezuela's climate.
    • Ideally, you should avoid wearing fully lined suits and jackets on hot summer days.
    • In an effort to boost pride in York, it was agreed cabbies should wear smart suits, tailored trousers and black dress shoes in winter.
    • He has a great selection of fabrics, and can design suits in the standard English and American styles, as well as adjust for current trends and your taste.
    • Being cold is no fun, so pack the right diving suit and be damned, but remember that your head is the area of greatest heat loss.
    • He had a spotty complexion and wore a striped T-shirt and blue Reebok track suit.
    • City smart looks include neat fit suits, pencil skirts, mini skirts, sleek trousers and fine knitwear.
    • He was the man in the fire-red jogging suit and the wild processed hair inspired by James Brown.
    • Here two of the more junior sailors donned their dive suits and swam 500m out to the team's rigid inflatable boat, which was moored off the beach each night.
    • His dress sense too is said to be impeccable, but conservative: wearing well-cut classic suits, and plain shirts.
    • For that distinct, chic western look, the outlet has a complete range of suits and jackets made of imported fabric from Italy and Japan.
    • If you are still clinging to polyester ski pants and an old knit, long sleeved, bike jersey as your race suit, consider Lycra.
    • Sailors dash around in fearnought firefighting suits.
    • Firefighters again donned protective suits and collected the powder for forensic examination.
    • That is how sportswear manufacturers describe their latest suits designed to help Olympic competitors fight the summer heat in Athens.
    • Cerruti has veered away from innocuous and terribly predictable suits; away from trousers, jacket, belt and shoes in perfect harmony.
    • Her skirt suits were versatile enough for the office and other social occasions.
    • The man in the pinstriped suit and bowler hat is tapping his silver-topped cane on the breakfast table to emphasise each key point of his masterplan for the future well-being of the nation.
    • The trench coat is a great jacket for workdays, to wear over suits or even sport jackets.
    • Today, he clings to memories and a photograph of his dad donning his green flight suit.
    • Dangerous contaminants at the crash site required the team members to wear full rubber protective suits for their safety.
    • The wearing of the jogging suit by the non-jogging public, I contend, is the heralding of the downfall of American society.
    • He attempted to enter the ship by the funnel but nearly went up in a puff of smoke due to the non fire retardant Santa suit.
    • Don't use a powerlifting suit or shirt; special clothing will make you depend more on momentum than on muscle.
    • All of it looked familiar - except the shiny, glow-in-the-dark running suits designed by Emilio Sosa.
    • Even Russian men, whose clothing choice was once limited to polyester business suits or polyester jogging suits, have become fussy dressers.
    • He probably also designs those fantastically expensive suits and clothes as well, doodling them down on the backs of team sheets during langours in play.
    • Two men rose from among the audience, one young, in a khaki suit with short trousers, the other older, with a white shirt.
    • A two-man recompression chamber was provided, as was a protective suit which would be worn by a sailor called to inspect and destroy unexploded ordnance.
    • But staff refused to let him back even though he was dressed smartly in his club suit after helping his team beat Mansfield 4-1 on penalties.
    • Choose jackets, tailored suits and shirtwaist dresses with straight, classic cuts.
    • I tried on new tops, pants, jeans, suits, and jackets and made my selection.
    • But then, many in those days wore three-piece suits and the vest effectively hid the bottom of the tie.
    • Shane gets in to the swing of things by donning a convincing cowboy suit during his performance.
    • My question is, what is the proper shirt-and-tie combo to wear with a pinstriped suit?
    • He explained that the chemical suits would also be employed in the event of a chemical spill or other incident involving hazardous materials.
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    Law
    juicio masculine
    pleito masculine
    to file suit or bring a suit against sb llevar a algn a juicio
    • Ads designed to assemble litigants for class action suits represent an explosive area of growth in legal advertising.
    • There is no reason to fear a flood of negligence suits against barristers.
    • Now, wives routinely join their husbands' personal injury suits to assert their own claims.
    • It is because such acts or omissions affect the public at large that they are punishable as offences at common law and are actionable at the suit of the Attorney-General on behalf of the public.
    • However, some of the proposals on the table go far beyond establishing the procedures that govern tort suits brought in federal court.
    • Since society has a minimal concern with the outcome of such private suits, plaintiff's burden of proof is a mere preponderance of the evidence.
    • The Amendment only withholds federal judicial power in suits against the state by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state.
    • Of course, there is always the sanction of prosecutions or civil suits, and those must always remain the primary sanction for any breach of the criminal or civil law.
    • Lawsuits in particular class-action legal suits, can provide some redress.
    • If a plaintiff wins his suit in public nuisance, he can receive both money damages and injunctive relief.
    • The rule would require every malpractice suit to have a certificate of merit.
    • It is in the interests of public policy to discourage suits and encourage settlements.
    • The main reason is that only the better off may be able to afford to move into separate accommodation and wait for two years before reaching a property settlement in the divorce suit.
    • Shareholder suits are designed to be a final, desperation remedy, not a knee-jerk reaction.
    • Thus the position now acknowledged is that in an appropriate case a claimant in a negligence suit may establish a prima facie case by relying on the fact of the accident.
    • They are blanketing hundreds of small and large Web sites with lawsuits, threats of suits and demands for licensing payments.
    • Such clauses need not prevent the prosecution of meritorious suits.
    • Comparatively few litigants bring suits, or defend them, at their own expense.
    • Plaintiffs' lawyers often turn instead to personal injury suits.
    • This focuses attention on what in my view is the single important difference between judicial review and civil suit, the differing time limits.
  • 3dated

    (in courtship)
    petición de mano feminine
    to plead / press one's suit pedir la mano de algn
    • The knight undertakes a love suit to the daughter of Selestinus, a wise emperor in Rome, and certain strange terms are agreed upon between them as the condition of her favor.
    • He took the rejection of his suit to the princess hard, and has plotted revenge against those caused the rejection of his suit.
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    (in cards)
    palo masculine
    to follow suit (do likewise) hacer lo mismo
    • The suits for this purpose are ranked Spades, Hearts, Clubs, Diamonds
    • If another card is led, it can be played instead of playing one of your other cards of the same suit.
    • Samba is a variation in which it is possible to meld cards in sequence in a suit as well as sets of equal cards.
    • If you play this variation, you can sometimes use a joker profitably to lengthen one of your suits.
    • All remaining cards from the other two suits are taken out of play.
    • Therefore the ace of diamonds is the lowest card of its suit when diamonds are not trumps.
    • To a three-card set with two jokers you could add any two of the three missing suits, releasing one of the jokers and forming a closed four-card set.
    • The 56 Minor Arcana cards are divided into four suits, much like traditional playing cards.
    • Tiles in a set of Chinese dominoes are divided into two suits (Civil and Military).
    • Like cards, piecepack components are divided into suits: Suns, Moons, Arms, and Crowns.
    • The cards are divided into three suits of twelve cards each.
    • The game also rewards your persistence by giving you a new map after beating the diamond suits.
    • There is no ranking between the suits - so for example the king of hearts and the king of spades are equal.
    • On the other hand, if it was a group, you would not need to specify the suits represented by the jokers.
    • It is generally easiest to divide a deck by suits, and then give each player all the cards of one suit.
    • The Hanafunda deck consisted of 48 cards divided in 12 different suits, one for each month of the year.
    • The other players must all play spades if they can, but players 2 and 3 have no spades and so are allowed to play other suits.
    • The classic order of suits is hearts above diamonds, and spades above clubs.
    • A ‘straight’ is five cards in consecutive order, any combination of suits.
    • These have since been further developed to the four symbols of magical elements, to also be seen on Tarot packs as the four suits.

transitive verb

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    (be convenient to, please)
    (arrangements/time) venirle bien a
    (arrangements/time) convenirle a
    Tuesday/four o'clock would suit me better me convendría más el martes/a las cuatro
    • it would suit me better to start next week me vendría mejor / me convendría más empezar la semana que viene
    • whenever it suits you cuando te venga bien
    • she knows what suits her best sabe lo que le conviene
    • it's impossible to suit everybody es imposible contentar a todo el mundo
    • a chateau in France would suit me fine no le haría ascos a un castillo en Francia
    • to suit oneself hacer lo que uno quiere
    • The companies offering cards, on the other hand, get to adjust their medication prices whenever it suits them.
    • Again despite all the huffing and puffing, despite Cork's famous facility for interpreting the rule-book to suit themselves, that was wrong too.
    • At the same time, I feel that the bowling attack of the hosts is more suited to Test matches than one-dayers.
    • The small flat that he kept in Horsham perfectly suited her needs.
    • Burton's characteristic gothic style is perfectly suited to this retelling of an old Russian folk tale.
    • Smaller drivers can also adjust their seats to 14 different positions to suit themselves.
    • The module based system of learning allows learners to take courses at times to suit themselves and take time out if they need to.
    • It appears in your letter, you are manipulating God's word to suit yourself.
    • Yet I suppose Inuit have always modified Christianity to suit themselves, a traditional cosmology with the formal overlay of religion.
    • The tribunal heard that up to 60 per cent of staff at North College had been against the merger, and it was claimed many had acted unprofessionally by being uncooperative and even altering timetables to suit themselves.
    • They are private clubs and can to a large extent suit themselves.
    • An income protection policy may suit his needs far better.
    • Choose the fabric and finish that best suits your purpose and budget.
    • When it comes to mortgages, the mainstream banks have been relatively slow to adjust their acceptance criteria to suit this new environment.
    • Let those who want to study Shakespeare suit themselves.
    • And then of course the series gets cancelled or new designers decide they don't like the old story and change everything to suit themselves, resulting in an incomprehensible mess.
    • Maria Callas needs no promotion, yet her distinctively fiery, passionate style was not equally suited to every role.
    • Obey the law or take the rap - you can't pick and choose to suit yourself.
    • We don't have big healthy meals but instead the trend is for lots of baby dishes, which is billed as ‘tasting’ or ‘grazing’ menus, which allow customers to mix, pick, share and generally suit themselves.
    • You see this desperation in the way they respond to our every little action and in the way they twist our words to suit themselves.
    • And yet most people don't have a credit card that ideally suits their needs.
    • I don't think so, for the Government doesn't back date anything unless it suits themselves.
    • In a word, they were doing what every elite in unaccountable institutions do, doing what suited themselves.
    • You also have a knack for inventing new words to suit yourself.
    • And just those who argued over Luther, those who want to use Columba for their own arguments pick and choose the bits of the truth which most suit themselves.
    • But history will be kind to him mainly because the victors write the history and they write it to suit themselves.
    • But in their own ways all are equally impressive, and anyone wanting to build a cantata collection can confidently mix and match as it suits them.
    • Architects will be looking for surfacing which suits the town square feel, and the boulevard of upswept maple trees planned for the east side of the High Street.
    • While it is true that prices are formed from the subjective valuations of the economic actors, we cannot suspend the laws of supply and demand whenever it suits our goals.
    • Departments suited themselves about typefaces and headings.
    • The athletes should be able to come to these grounds and practise whenever it suits them.
    • We don't like it when politicians change their minds or try to reinterpret previous actions or statements according to what suits the current social climate.
    • The M74 is just half a mile from the property, which is probably a bit too close for convenience, although it may suit those commuting to Edinburgh or Glasgow - both of which are about an hour's drive away.
    • Its courses are available on computers connected to the internet, so workers can learn wherever and whenever it suits them and you.
    • Carve the bird to suit yourself; I like to do it in the roasting tin.
    • Their personalities were ideally suited to the task at hand.
    • They play their cards in a completely random fashion, laying down and picking up whenever it suits them.
    • Coherent rubber compositions obtained by the method are well suited for use as play surfaces or sports surfaces.
    • Everybody else can suit themselves but this is my democratic choice.
    • However, the obsessive-compulsive actress is not well suited to the task.
  • 2

    • 2.1(be appropriate, good for)

      the job doesn't suit him el trabajo no es para él / no le va
      • such language does not suit a man of God ese vocabulario no es el que corresponde a / el que se espera de un religioso
      • they suit each other very well son de caracteres muy compatibles
      • this cold weather doesn't suit me este tiempo frío no me sienta bien
      • the furniture doesn't suit the house los muebles no van con la casa

    • 2.2(look good with)

      (dress/hairstyle) quedarle bien a
      (dress/hairstyle) irle bien a Spain
      that color really suits you ese color te queda muy bien / te favorece
      • short hair suits the shape of her face el pelo corto le queda bien a su forma de cara
      • This year, Kirtilal Kalidas have come out with a range of ornaments styled to suit people of all ages.
      • I had purple hair for a while, but blue suits me better.
      • Make at least one appointment with the bridal room of a big store and enjoy finding the style of dress which suits you best, with the help of expert staff.
      • Robert is a very animated character, so Opera suits him for sure.
      • The brilliant Autumn / Winter collection features colours, styles and prices to suit every woman.
      • Get to know your own features and see what suits you as an individual.
      • Flatter your figure with a wedding dress that suits you.
      • Each voice suits the character's personality well.
      • One friend told reporters yesterday the designer was delighted with how well the dress suits his client.
      • Furthermore, the traditional unpredictability of the Monaco Grand Prix is a characteristic which suits the maverick team from Silverstone and offers the hope of a better result.
      • She looked in the full length mirror that hung on the wall, and smiled; the dress suited her quite well.
      • For evening, the abundance of choices here means that there is a dress style to suit every woman.
      • The gown, in pure white satin, had only some small delicate decorations on the front that suited her slim figure perfectly.
      • It takes little attention to a child's psyche and character to know what suits him or her best.
      • In a recent interview, he had admitted that he had become choosy and was going in for roles that suited his personality.
      • He had on a navy blue suit that really suited him, with a plain red tie knotted round his neck.
      • Some guy at work yesterday said that blue really suited me.
      • Never mind the idea that blue and green should never be seen: red and blue just do not suit you.
      • The brown leather jacket and blue jeans suited him well, outlining and enhancing his figure.
      • Stay fit, dress to suit our figure, get a flattering hairstyle, and enhance nature with the right touch of makeup.

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    (adapt)
    to suit sth to sth/sb adaptar algo a algo/algn
    • industry has to suit design to current fashion la industria tiene que adaptar el diseño a la moda del momento