- 1 1.1 (open, vulnerable) susceptible
tosth [to colds/infection] propenso aalgo he's quite susceptible to a bit of flattery se lo puede persuadir halagándolo un poco the style is very susceptible to parody el estilo se presta a la parodiaMore example sentences1.2 (touchy) susceptible, sensible
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- Since yours were newly planted, they were likely more susceptible to the cold.
- Adult birds are susceptible to lead poisoning when their food source is contaminated.
- There are also concerns that a roof could make the tower more susceptible to damage from the elements.
- It occurs when a susceptible person is confronted with a stressful situation, etc.
- This proves the consumer is susceptible and can change at a whim.
- As a susceptible child, I was brainwashed into believing that was true.
- 2 (capable) [formal]susceptible
ofsth (of change, improvement) susceptible dealgoMore example sentences
- These things are not susceptible of translation into a simple ‘yes or no’ question.
- Each item separately may be susceptible of an innocent explanation.
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...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.