Spanish translation of 'suggestion'
1. (= proposal, recommendation) sugerencia f
have you any suggestions? ¿tienes alguna sugerencia? ⧫ ¿se te ocurre algo?
if I may make or offer a suggestion si se me permite proponer algo
to be open to suggestions estar abierto a cualquier sugerencia
my suggestion is that we ignore her yo propongo que no la hagamos caso
my suggestion to you would be to take the job yo te aconsejaría que aceptaras el trabajo
I am writing at the suggestion of Hugh Smith le escribo siguiendo la indicación de Hugh Smith
2. (= implication) insinuación f
we reject any suggestion that the law needs amending rechazamos cualquier insinuación de que la ley necesite una modificación
3. (= indication) indicio m
there is no suggestion that the two sides are any closer no hay indicios de que ambas partes se hayan acercado
there are suggestions that he might be supported by the socialists hay indicios de que le puedan apoyar los socialistas ⧫ se comenta que quizá le apoyen los socialistas
4. (= trace)
[of doubt] sombra f
he replied with the suggestion of a smile contestó esbozando una sonrisa
with just a suggestion of garlic con una pizca de ajo
5. (Psychology and Psychiatry) sugestión f
the power of suggestion el poder de la sugestión
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Example Sentences Including 'suggestion'
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Any suggestions, questions, or criticisms would be given a full hearing.Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)
He dismissed suggestions that the brands were less exciting than some competitors.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Often they have ideas and suggestions and are able to offer a fresh perspective.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He is similarly quick to dismiss suggestions that they are a literary power couple.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It combines invaluable advice on how you can plan for a secure future with suggestions for creative and fulfilling activities.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
No mention of his name in the press; no suggestion of Russian involvement and no talk of hit men.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Various preposterous suggestions were put forward.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What if he hides under the duvet at the mere suggestion of some saucy antics?The Sun (2014)
Then two suggestions were put to me.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But you can only stand open-mouthed at the naivety of this particular suggestion.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Can you make suggestions for cutting this book back?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He added: 'There must be no hint that suggestion has come from me.The Sun (2006)
His advice has been invaluable and he is always on hand with ideas and suggestions.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
There is no suggestion that the two men knew each other.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yet there is the suggestion of something more.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Most of the answers to these questions include the suggestion that a little religion along the way wouldn't be a bad idea.Christianity Today (2000)
You reject suggestions on how to do things differently because you are sure your way is best.Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)
To look in the mirror without judgment or negative anticipation can be a useful suggestion at particular times in some treatments.Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)
Trends of 'suggestion'
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'suggestion' in Other Languages
British English: suggestion /səˈdʒɛstʃən/ NOUN
If you make a suggestion, you put forward an idea or plan for someone to think about.
He made some suggestions for improvements.
- American English: suggestion
- Arabic: اِقْتِراح
- Brazilian Portuguese: sugestão
- Chinese: 建议
- Croatian: prijedlog
- Czech: návrh
- Danish: forslag
- Dutch: suggestie
- European Spanish: sugerencia
- Finnish: ehdotus
- French: suggestion
- German: Vorschlag
- Greek: εισήγηση
- Italian: suggerimento
- Japanese: 提案
- Korean: 제안
- Norwegian: forslag
- Polish: sugestia
- European Portuguese: sugestão
- Romanian: sugestie
- Russian: предложение
- Spanish: sugerencia
- Swedish: förslag
- Thai: คำแนะนำ
- Turkish: öneri
- Ukrainian: пропозиція
- Vietnamese: gợi ý
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