- 1 [Clothing/Indumentaria] (male) traje (masculine), terno (masculine) (Chile) , vestido (masculine) (Colombia) ; (three-piece) traje (masculine), terno (South America/América del Sur) ; (female) traje (masculine) (de chaqueta), traje (masculine) sastreMore example sentences
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- Choose jackets, tailored suits and shirtwaist dresses with straight, classic cuts.
- Cerruti has veered away from innocuous and terribly predictable suits; away from trousers, jacket, belt and shoes in perfect harmony.
- 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.
- Even Russian men, whose clothing choice was once limited to polyester business suits or polyester jogging suits, have become fussy dressers.
- Don't use a powerlifting suit or shirt; special clothing will make you depend more on momentum than on muscle.
- If you are still clinging to polyester ski pants and an old knit, long sleeved, bike jersey as your race suit, consider Lycra.
- 2 [Law/Derecho] juicio (masculine), pleito (masculine) to file suit o bring a suit against sb demandar a algn, llevar a algn a juicio, entablar una demanda contra algnMore example sentences
- Ads designed to assemble litigants for class action suits represent an explosive area of growth in legal advertising.
- 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.
- 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.
- 3 (in courtship) [dated/anticuado] petición (feminine) de mano to plead o press one's suit pedir* la mano de algnMore example sentences
- He took the rejection of his suit to the princess hard, and has plotted revenge against those caused the rejection of his suit.
- 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.
- 4 (in cards) palo (masculine) to be sb's strong o (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) long suit ser* el fuerte de algn to follow suit (do likewise) seguir* su ( or nuestro etc) ejemplo, hacer* lo mismo (lit: in cards) jugar* una carta del mismo palo, seguir* el paloMore example sentences
- The classic order of suits is hearts above diamonds, and spades above clubs.
- Tiles in a set of Chinese dominoes are divided into two suits (Civil and Military).
- It is generally easiest to divide a deck by suits, and then give each player all the cards of one suit.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (be convenient to, please) [arrangements/time] venirle* bien a, convenirle* a Tuesday/four o'clock would suit me better me vendría mejor el martes/a las cuatro, me convendría más el martes/a las cuatro it would suit me better to start next week me vendría mejor or me convendría más empezar la semana que viene whenever it suits you cuando te venga bien, cuando te convenga 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 [humorous/humorístico] no le haría ascos a un castillo en Francia [humorous/humorístico] to suit oneself hacer* lo que uno quiere suit yourself! ¡haz lo que quieras!, ¡haz lo que te dé la gana! [colloquial/familiar]
- 2 2.1 (be appropriate, good for) the job doesn't suit him el trabajo no es para él or no le va such language does not suit a man of God ese vocabulario no es el que corresponde a or 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) [hairstyle/dress] quedarle or (especially Spain/especialmente España) irle* bien a that color really suits you ese color te queda muy bien or te favorece short hair suits the shape of her face el pelo corto le queda or (especially Spain/especialmente España) le va bien a su forma de cara see also suited
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Guernica is a Basque town destroyed by German bombers fighting on the Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War in April 1937.