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(believe guilty)(person) sospechar dewhom do they suspect? — ¿de quién sospechan?
- to suspect sb of sth/-ing
- I suspect him of the murder/robbery — sospecho que es el asesino/ladrón
- we suspect him of lying — sospechamos que miente
- Tom is suspected of dealing in stolen goods but the police have found it difficult to get evidence against him.
- He was also suspected of being involved in a gang dealing heroin in the area.
- The court held that the person ought to be told that he or she was suspected of being over age, and be given a chance to explain his or her position.
- He is suspected of breaking Japanese laws prohibiting unauthorised computer access.
- He is suspected of being one of the largest importers of drugs into Ireland.
- How could they suspect him when they believed that he received revelations from on high?
- He was also suspected of keeping some of the proceeds of one cigarette robbery.
- He is suspected of avenging himself on women if they reject him.
- Even if you are not suspected of a crime, you can be imprisoned for two years if you fail to disclose a computer password or encryption key.
- It ought to be said here that I was never suspected of anything, nor would there have been a reason to.
- Parents were wrongly suspected of abuse because of staff attitudes.
- Is he not a man against whom a certificate of risk has been issued because he is suspected of terrorist activities?
- What could be more straightforward than telling a person he is suspected of a crime?
- Cairns said the students are not suspected of any wrongdoing.
- He is suspected to have infected a company security guard with the virus.
- He is suspected of having reported the bugged conversations to his superiors on a regular basis.
- He said that he did not suspect Taylor but suggested that Kelly may have been responsible for the presence of the drugs.
- I was suspected of being the leader of these people, and I needed a way to throw them off of my trail.
- It is quite right that a British citizen should not be harassed by the state if he or she is not suspected of wrongdoing.
- Only a handful of those held are suspected of involvement in the terror attacks.
1.2(doubt, mistrust)(probity/sincerity) dudar de(sincerity/probity) tener dudas acerca deI rather suspect his motives — tengo mis dudas acerca de sus motivos
- There wasn't any particular reason to suspect anything, I thought.
2.1(believe to exist)they suspect nothing — no sospechan nada
- she suspects a plot — sospecha que ha habido un complot
- arson is not suspected — no existen sospechas de que el incendio haya sido provocado
2.2suspected past participlea suspected fracture — una posible fractura
- the suspected murderer — el presunto asesino
- he's suffering from suspected appendicitis — se sospecha que lo que tiene es apendicitis
3(think probable)imaginarseI suspected as much — ya me lo imaginaba / figuraba
- to suspect (that) — imaginarse que
- I suspected I'd find you here — me imaginaba que te iba a encontrar aquí
- I suspect (that) it may be more serious than that — me temo que pueda ser más grave
- Police suspect there are one or more groups of robbers operating in the area.
- Therefore, precautions should always be taken if the presence of asbestos is suspected.
- I suspect this snow will make the idea of watching an excellent film in a warm cinema all the more appealing.
- Given the obvious press presence in that shop, I suspect his boss will be hearing a lot more about it, and soon.
- If you suspect a heart attack, even if it feels like indigestion, act immediately.
- I knew that she liked me, but I never suspected what was about to happen.
- It's not a bad idea but I suspect it'll take a crisis such as a property crash to make people change their habits.
- Observers have always suspected that the government does not really take the sports portfolio very seriously.
- Many suspected cases of heart failure will be seen in primary care that require the diagnosis to be excluded.
- I've no idea why, though I suspect it's got something to do with the temperature of the beverage.
- Cases of this type include suspected heart attacks, broken limbs and appendicitis.
- If a doctor suspects meningitis he or she will refer the person affected to hospital.
- Lansky called on women to go to the hospital as soon as they suspect the symptoms of heart attack.
- The police strongly suspected that he had fallen in the nearby harbor, but couldn't locate the body.
- I strongly suspect there's something wrong with it for a number of reasons.
- Your doctor might suspect heart failure based on your medical history, symptoms, and a physical exam.
- Immunoglobulin may also be given if the bat is known or strongly suspected to be rabid.
- He was somebody you would trust implicitly and we never suspected what he was doing.
- Many scientists even suspect that the high frequency of earthquakes in recent years might also be related to global warming.
- The existence of such facilities has been suspected for some time.
1just as I suspected — tal como lo imaginaba
1(person)sospechoso masculinesospechosa femininesmoking/stress is a prime suspect — se sospecha que lo más probable es que el tabaco/estrés sea el causante
- Four suspects have been detained and two were remanded into custody after weapons were found during a house search.
- They hope the tests will help them in their arrest of the prime suspect in the murder.
- Why does it take 26 armed police units to detain one terrorist suspect?
- After the police arrested a suspect, they would have him recite the same words into a tape recorder.
- Britain has consistently refused to extradite terror suspects to any country, including America, that has the death penalty.
- A wild ride in Southern California has landed three robbery suspects in custody.
- Four Algerian terror suspects were arrested in Manchester today.
- Police have arrested more than 40 suspects in the two terrorist attacks.
- It would not be permissible for the police to take the victim of a crime to a suspect who was under arrest to see if he could identify him.
- Why do the police want to detain terror suspects for 90 days?
- Police have detained a number of suspects in connection with the incident.
- The other four suspects were arrested in Rotterdam at the end of July.
- She told police that the suspect fled on foot after making the threat.
- Fewer than 5 percent of all calls dispatched to police are made soon enough for officers to stop a crime or arrest a suspect.
- He is the prime suspect in a crime he didn't commit, though most believe he did.
- He said police knew the murder suspects but no arrest would be effected until the director of public prosecutions came to a decision.
- The main purpose is to match a person, such as a suspect, with a crime scene.
- Police arrested two suspects in connection with the thefts.
- The Israeli government has identified 23 suspects in the killings.
- Police said they questioned three people in connection with the kidnapping so far, and had identified two key suspects.
1(behavior/package) sospechoso(evidence/document) de dudosa autenticidadher motives are highly suspect — sus motivos resultan sumamente sospechosos
- his knee is still a bit suspect — todavía no está del todo bien de la rodilla
- they replaced the suspect pump — cambiaron la bomba que se suponía causante del problema
- I remember the bomb scares and the security alerts and the panic over suspect packages.
- Over time there have been loads of bomb scares, evacuations, removal of suspect packages and more.
- Since Friday we've had a number of people coming up to us in the street, telling us about suspect packages.
- It reopened in the afternoon, after a suspect package was found.
- Since the events of September 11, and with the ambiguous source of anthrax attacks, there have been concerns of suspect packages.
- Any religion that depended on a drug for its spiritual high would be highly suspect.
- Similar technologies can separate innocuous packages from the suspect ones that need closer inspection.
- Anyway, over the weekend, I began thinking about suspect packages and security alerts and bomb scares.
- Indeed, the whole idea of an agricultural revolution is now regarded as highly suspect.
- On that occasion, the suspect package leaking white powder sparked a full-scale operation.
- Air France later said the suspect package was a false alarm.
- Look, I know it's an evil victory, ideologically suspect in many ways.
- The timing, in any case, is deeply suspect.
- Upon being searched, it was established that they were carrying a number of suspect packages.
- Some officer workers passed the time enjoying the sunshine and making bets with each other over whether the suspect package contained ham or cheese sandwiches.
- Moreover, there are plenty of private schools for low-income students whose educational rigor is deeply suspect.
- As a result, the ad is highly misleading, as it rests on highly suspect premises.
- These include keeping an eye out for suspect bags, packages or vehicles, or people acting suspiciously in airports or stations.
- The Bible, for many, is a morally suspect document.
- You should know how to deal with suspect packages.
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