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suponer 1

masculine noun

  • 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 or 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

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (tomar como hipótesis) supongamos que lo que dice es cierto
    let's suppose or 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 or 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 or presumed or 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 or 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 or I imagine so
    es de suponer que se lo habrán dicho
    presumably or I should think or I would assume or 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 or meant to be going?
    1.3 (atribuir) (+ me/te/le etc) le suponía más edad
    I imagined or thought he was older
    se le suponen propiedades medicinales
    it is believed or 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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