There are 2 translations of guess in Spanish:

guess1

Pronunciation: /ges/

n

  • you're allowed three guesses tienes tres oportunidades de adivinar(lo) have a guess! ¡a ver si adivinas! my guess was almost correct casi acierto con mis cálculos it was just a wild guess fue lo primero que se me vino a la cabeza to make a lucky guess acertar* or (Méx) atinar(le) por or de casualidad our best guess is that it'll take at least three months calculamos que llevará por lo menos tres meses your guess is as good as mine quién sabe, vete tú a saber what happens next is anybody's guess vete tú a saber qué va a pasar
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    • The trouble with this is that many of the available numbers are guesses described as estimates.
    • To what extent was it based on estimates, guesses and interpretations, however well-founded?
    • Without complete designs for these projects, cost estimates are only wild guesses.

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adj
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of guess in Spanish:

guess2

vt

  • 1.1 (conjecture, estimate) [answer/total/name] adivinar guess who she brought with her! ¡adivina a quién se trajo! guess who! adivina quién soy, ¿a que no sabes quién soy? guess what! ¿sabes qué? you'll never guess what he said no te puedes imaginar lo que dijo I can guess what's going through your mind me imagino qué estarás pensando I guessed that he weighed about 150 pounds calculé que pesaría unas 150 libras we're trying to guess their next move estamos intentando adivinar qué harán ahora I guess it to be about ten miles calculo or me imagino que serán unas diez millas they'd already guessed who was going to be appointed ya se imaginaban a quién iban a nombrar
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    • A note especially to ladies and gay men: when a guy guesses your age, always add four years to his estimate, because that's the age he thinks you really are.
    • I wasn't sure who she directed the comment to but I was guessing it was Max.
    • The informant laughed when he told her, so she guessed it must be someone important.
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    • We tend to assume that because we can guess the name of some very popular sites that the naming scheme works and makes sense.
    • Instead of guessing the score, you recited your imaginary measurements!
    • They are there instead of plying their trade on the streets expecting to meet, you've guessed it, a foreigner.
    1.2 (suppose) (esp AmE) [colloquial/familiar], suponer* I guess so supongo (que sí), eso creo I guess not supongo que no she can't have got the message, I guess no debe haber recibido el recado, digo yo
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    • So I guess this is probably a good time to do an entry on the birthday celebrations.
    • Overall, I guess the most interesting part of the film was the attending audience.
    • History, I guess, will tell if our efforts prove enough or not for our World Cup chances.

vi

  • to guess right acertar*, adivinar, atinar(le) (Méx) to guess wrong equivocarse* how did you guess? ¿cómo adivinaste?, ¿cómo lo has adivinado? (Esp) she likes to keep them guessing about her age le gusta hacerse la interesante sobre su edad he kept people guessing about his plans los tenía a todos en suspenso or en la incertidumbre acerca de sus planesto guess at sth we can only guess at her motives solo podemos hacer conjeturas sobre cuáles fueron sus motivos

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.