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suppose

US [səˈpoʊz]
UK [səˈpəʊz]
  • v.假设;假定;设想;料想
  • Web猜想;认为;推测
Simple Present:supposes  Present Participle:supposing  Past Tense:supposed  
Suppose
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(根据所知)认为,推断,料想to think or believe that sth is true or possible (based on the knowledge that you have)
Getting a visa isn't as simple as you might suppose.
办签证不像你想的那么容易。
Prices will go up, I suppose .
我觉得物价将会上涨。
This combination of qualities is generally supposed to be extremely rare.
一般认为,同时具有这样一些品质极为罕见。
She had supposed him (to be) very rich.
她原以为他很有钱。
I had supposed his wife a younger woman.
我原以为他妻子要更年轻。
I don't suppose for a minute that he'll agree(= I'm sure that he won't) .
我认为他决不会同意。
Why do you suppose he resigned?
你凭什么推断他辞职了呢?
There is no reason to suppose she's lying.
认为她在说谎完全没道理。
I suppose you think it's funny, do you?(= showing anger) .
你好像觉得这很好笑,是不是?
2.
[t]
假定;假设;设想to pretend that sth is true; to imagine what would happen if sth were true
Suppose flights are fully booked on that day─which other day could we go?
假定那天的航班都订满了,我们还可以在哪天走呢?
Let us suppose, for example, that you are married with two children.
比方说,我们假设你成家了,还有两个孩子。
The theory supposes the existence of life on other planets.
这个理论假定其他行星存在生命。
Suppose him (to be) dead─what then?
假设他死了,那怎么办?
3.
[i][t]
(婉转表达)我看,要我说,要不used to make a statement, request or suggestion less direct or less strong
I could take you in the car, I suppose(= but I don't really want to) .
要不你坐我的车。
‘Can I borrow the car?’ ‘I suppose so(= Yes, but I'm not happy about it) .’
“我能借这辆车吗?”“应该可以吧。”
I don't suppose (that) I could have a look at your newspaper, could I?
我能不能看看您的报纸?
Suppose we take a later train?
要不我们坐晚一点的火车?

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