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suppose

1 verb reckon TRANSITIVEI'm supposing he's the owner glacaim leis gurb eisean an t-úinéir, is dócha gurb eisean an t-úinéir, déanaim amach gurb eisean an t-úinéirit's wrong to suppose that it did no harm tá sé mícheart a cheapadh nach ndearna sé aon díobháilhe supposed he would win cheap sé go mbuafadh sé, bhí sé den bharúil go mbainfeadh séshe's gone now, I suppose tá sí imithe anois, is dóchayou don't suppose I've been enjoying it, do you? ní dóigh leat go raibh mé ag baint sásaimh as, an dóigh?nobody would have supposed her to be rich ní shílfeadh aon duine go raibh sí saibhir, ní cheapfadh aon duine go raibh sí saibhir, ní mheasfadh aon duine go raibh sí saibhir it's generally supposed that I resigned síleann daoine gur éirigh mé as there's no reason to suppose that it'll be hard níl aon údar bheith ag ceapadh go mbeidh sé deacair 2 verb assume TRANSITIVEglac le PhrV  c m utalamh slán a dhéanamh dethe argument supposes that prisoners don't like being in prison glacann an argóint leis nach maith le príosúnaigh bheith sa phríosún
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb imagine TRANSITIVEmeas verb  c m usíl verb  c m uceap verb  c m uis dóigh lewhen do you suppose she'll be back? cá huair a shíleann tú a bheidh sí ar ais?, cathain is dóigh leat a bheidh sí ar ais?who do you suppose will win? cé a shíleann tú a bhainfidh?, cé aige is dóigh leat a mbeidh an bua?
phrases

to be supposed to be sth

(also

to be supposed to do sth

) 1 believed to bethe tree was supposed to block the road bhí an crann in ainm an bóthar a bhlocáilher mother is supposed to have been crazy deirtear go raibh a máthair as a meabhair, tá sé ráite go raibh a máthair as a meabhairhe's supposed to be a fool tá sé ceaptha bheith ina amadán, tá sé amuigh air gur amadán é 2 be expected to you're not supposed to do that níl tú in ainm é sin a dhéanamh, níl tú ceaptha é sin a dhéanamh, níor chóir duit é sin a dhéanamhhe was supposed to help us bhí sé in ainm cabhrú linn, bhí sé ceaptha cabhrú linn 3 used when sth doesn't happen as expectedthis is supposed to be the best day of my life tá sé seo in ainm a bheith ar an lá is fearr i mo shaolit rains when it's supposed to be sunny bíonn sé ag cur báistí nuair atá an ghrian in ainm a bheith amuigh, bíonn sé ag cur nuair ba cheart dó bheith grianmhar

I suppose (that)

1 making a suggestionis dóchaI suppose we should go is dócha gur cheart dúinn imeacht, maram gur cheart dúinn imeachtI suppose we could run d'fhéadfaimis rith, is dócha; is dócha go bhféadfaimis rith; thiocfadh linn rith, maram 2 used for making a hesitant admission TRANSITIVEis dóchaI suppose you're right is dócha go bhfuil an ceart agat, maram go bhfuil an ceart agatI suppose it was funny enough is dócha go raibh sé greannmhar go leor 3 used to show annoyance TRANSITIVEI suppose you think you're clever is dócha go gceapann tú go bhfuil tú cliste, maram go síleann tú go bhfuil tú clisteI suppose you think that's true? is dócha go gceapann tú go bhfuil sé sin fíor?

I don't suppose

(also

don't suppose

) 1 used politely with a questionní dóchaI don't suppose he told you where it is? ní dócha gur inis sé duitse cá bhfuil sé, ar inis?; is dócha nach ndúirt sé leatsa cá bhfuil sé, an ndúirt?; níl aon seans go ndúirt sé leatsa cá bhfuil sé, an ndúirt? 2 used for saying that sth is unlikelyní dóchaI don't suppose it's lying around here ní dócha go bhfuil sé ina luí thart anseo, ní déarfainn go bhfuil sé ina luí thart anseo, ní cheapfainn go bhfuil sé ina luí thart anseoI don't suppose he'll come again caolseans go dtiocfaidh sé arís, is beag an baol go dtiocfaidh sé arís

I suppose so

1 expressing agreement is dócha é'Will you do it?' 'Yes, I suppose so.' 'An ndéanfaidh tú é?' 'Is dócha é.'; 'An ndéanfaidh tú é?' 'Déarfainn é.'; 'An ndéanfaidh tú é?' 'Maram go ndéanfaidh.'Was I harsh? I suppose so but I had to be. An raibh mé dian? B'fhéidir é ach ní raibh aon dul as agam. 2 (also

I suppose

) used for letting sb do sthis dócha é'Can I come?' 'I suppose so.' 'An féidir liom teacht?' 'Is dócha é.'; 'An dtig liomsa teacht?' 'Maram go dtig.'

let us suppose (that)

cuirim i gcás gocuir i gcás goabraimis goabair golet us suppose you're married cuirim i gcás go bhfuil tú pósta, abraimis go bhfuil tú pósta

suppose (that) ...

1 used for introducing a hypothesiscuirim i gcás gocuir i gcás goabraimis goabair gosuppose that I fell cuirim i gcás gur thit mé, abair gur thit mésuppose it works abair go n-oibríonn sé, cad má oibríonn sé? 2 used to make a suggestionabairabraimissuppose we meet at eight abair go mbuailfimid le chéile ag a hocht, cad faoi bhualadh le chéile ag a hocht?

what's that supposed to mean?

céard atá tú a rá?cad atá i gceist agat?céard atá tú ag iarraidh a rá?cad é atá tú a mhaíomh?

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