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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
suggest /sə'dʤest/
  • ngoại động từ
    • gợi, làm nảy ra trong trí
      • an idea suggested itself to me: một ý nảy ra trong óc tôi
    • đề nghị
      • to suggest meeting: đề nghị họp
    • đưa ra giả thuyết là
    • (pháp lý) đề nghị thừa nhận là
      • I suggest that you were aware of what was happening: tôi đề nghị ông hãy thừa nhận là ông biết chuyện xảy ra
Concise Dictionary
suggests|suggested|suggestingsəg'dʒest /sə'dʒest
verb
+make a proposal, declare a plan for something
+imply as a possibility
+drop a hint; intimate by a hint
+suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine
+call to mind

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 propose, advance, recommend, urge, advocate, support, offer, proffer, put or set forward, present, mention, introduce:
He suggested going out to a pub for dinner. Can you suggest an alternative?
2 call to mind, bring up, hint (at), imply, insinuate, intimate, make one think, lead one to believe, indicate:
His silence suggested that this was not the right time to pursue the matter.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 ~ sth (to sb) to put forward an idea or a plan for other people to think about
Synonym: PROPOSE
[VN] May I suggest a white wine with this dish, Sir? + A solution immediately suggested itself to me (= I immediately thought of a solution). + [V (that)] I suggest (that) we go out to eat. + [V -ing] I suggested going in my car. + [VN that] It has been suggested that bright children take their exams early. + (BrE also) It has been suggested that bright children should take their exams early.
2 ~ sb/sth (for sth)
~ sb/sth (as sth) to tell sb about a suitable person, thing, method, etc. for a particular job or purpose
Synonym: RECOMMEND
[VN] Who would you suggest for the job? + She suggested Paris as a good place for the conference. + Can you suggest a good dictionary?
Help Note: You cannot 'suggest somebody something': Can you suggest me a good dictionary? [V wh-] Can you suggest how I might contact him?
3 ~ sth (to sb) to put an idea into sb's mind; to make sb think that sth is true: [V (that)] All the evidence suggests (that) he stole the money. + [VN] The symptoms suggest a minor heart attack. + What do these results suggest to you? + The stage lighting was used to suggest a beach scene.
4 to state sth indirectly
Synonym: IMPLY
[V (that)] Are you suggesting (that) I'm lazy? + I'm not suggesting (that) she was responsible for the accident. + [VN] I would never suggest such a thing.
Collocation Dictionary
verb

1 propose sth/state sth indirectly

ADV.

tentatively
I tentatively suggested that she might be happier working somewhere else.
| respectfully, tactfully
I would respectfully suggest a different explanation for the company's decline.
| helpfully
‘Shall I tell them you're ill?’ Alice suggested helpfully.

VERB + SUGGEST

seem reasonable to
It seems reasonable to suggest that all life forms on earth share a common origin.
| be wrong to | be tempting to | dare (to)
How dare you suggest such a thing?

PREP.

as
She suggested John as chairman.
| for
Who would you suggest for the job?
| to
He suggested to the committee that they should delay making a decision.

PHRASES

can/may I suggest, I (would) suggest
I would suggest that you see your doctor about this.

2 show sth in an indirect way

ADV.

strongly
The evidence suggests quite strongly that the fire was caused by an explosion.

VERB + SUGGEST

seem to
The evidence seems to suggest that he did steal the money.



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