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suponer 1

sustantivo masculino

  • imagínate que te toca la lotería, es un suponer, ¿qué harías?
    imagine you won the lottery, just supposing, what would you do?
    si la empresa quebrara, es un suponer, …
    just suppose o just supposing the company were to go bankrupt, …
    if the company were to go bankrupt, just for the sake of argument, …

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suponer 2

verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (tomar como hipótesis) supongamos que lo que dice es cierto
    let's suppose o assume what he says is true
    suponiendo que todo salga como está previsto
    assuming everything goes according to plan
    supongamos que los dos ángulos son iguales
    let us suppose o assume that both angles are equal
    ni aun suponiendo que fuera verdad, no tiene derecho a hablar así
    even supposing it were true, he has no right to talk like that
    1.2 (imaginar) supuse que ibas a comprarlo tú
    I thought o presumed o assumed you were going to buy it
    supongo que tienes razón
    I suppose you're right
    nada hacía suponer que ocurriría una cosa así
    there was nothing to suggest o there was no reason to suppose that something like that would happen
    ¿va a venir hoy? — supongo que sí
    is she coming today? — I should think so o I imagine so
    es de suponer que se lo habrán dicho
    presumably o I should think o I would assume o I would imagine he's been told
    era de suponer que se lo iban a dar
    it was to be expected that they would give it to him
    se supone que tendría que empezar a las nueve
    it's supposed to start at nine
    ¿dónde se supone que vamos?
    where are we supposed o meant to be going?
    1.3 (atribuir) (+ me/te/le etc) le suponía más edad
    I imagined o thought he was older
    se le suponen propiedades medicinales
    it is believed o held to have medicinal qualities
    al cuadro se le suponía un valor aproximado de …
    the painting was thought to be worth approximately …
Example sentences
  • Así es, la ayuda alimentaria supone otro problema.
  • No suponía tan pocos números a su favor.
  • Supongo que a las propias opciones sexuales de los dibujantes, ¿no?

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