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
- 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 was also suspected of keeping some of the proceeds of one cigarette robbery.
- Is he not a man against whom a certificate of risk has been issued because he is suspected of terrorist activities?
- 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.
- What could be more straightforward than telling a person he is suspected of a crime?
- 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.
- 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?
- I was suspected of being the leader of these people, and I needed a way to throw them off of my trail.
- He is suspected of breaking Japanese laws prohibiting unauthorised computer access.
- He is suspected to have infected a company security guard with the virus.
- He said that he did not suspect Taylor but suggested that Kelly may have been responsible for the presence of the drugs.
- He is suspected of avenging himself on women if they reject him.
- It ought to be said here that I was never suspected of anything, nor would there have been a reason to.
- He was also suspected of being involved in a gang dealing heroin in the area.
- Parents were wrongly suspected of abuse because of staff attitudes.
- He is suspected of having reported the bugged conversations to his superiors on a regular basis.
- Tom is suspected of dealing in stolen goods but the police have found it difficult to get evidence against him.
- Cairns said the students are not suspected of any wrongdoing.
1.2(doubt, mistrust)(probity/sincerity) dudar de(probity/sincerity) 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
2.2a 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
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
1(package/behavior) sospechoso(document/evidence) 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 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.
- Lansky called on women to go to the hospital as soon as they suspect the symptoms of heart attack.
- Given the obvious press presence in that shop, I suspect his boss will be hearing a lot more about it, and soon.
- I've no idea why, though I suspect it's got something to do with the temperature of the beverage.
- Police suspect there are one or more groups of robbers operating in the area.
- The existence of such facilities has been suspected for some time.
- If you suspect a heart attack, even if it feels like indigestion, act immediately.
- Your doctor might suspect heart failure based on your medical history, symptoms, and a physical exam.
- He was somebody you would trust implicitly and we never suspected what he was doing.
- Many suspected cases of heart failure will be seen in primary care that require the diagnosis to be excluded.
- 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.
- Observers have always suspected that the government does not really take the sports portfolio very seriously.
- If a doctor suspects meningitis he or she will refer the person affected to hospital.
- Many scientists even suspect that the high frequency of earthquakes in recent years might also be related to global warming.
- The police strongly suspected that he had fallen in the nearby harbor, but couldn't locate the body.
- Immunoglobulin may also be given if the bat is known or strongly suspected to be rabid.
- I strongly suspect there's something wrong with it for a number of reasons.
- Cases of this type include suspected heart attacks, broken limbs and appendicitis.
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