guess


guess
1. I
if you don't know, don't guess если не знаешь, не гадай; do you know it or are you just guessing? ты это знаешь или просто пытаешься угадать?
2. II
guess in some manner guess right /correctly/ (wrong, easily, etc.) правильно и т. д. угадывать /отгадывать/
3. III
guess smth. guess the answer (the result, the outcome of the game, etc.) угадать ответ и т. д.; guess the end of the story (smb.'s thoughts, the nature of his offer, etc.) догадаться о том, как кончится рассказ и т. д.; guess a riddle отгадать загадку; I can only guess his reason я могу только догадываться о том, почему он так поступил; I couldn't guess his reaction я не мог предугадать, как он отреагирует; can you guess his weight? как вы думаете, сколько он весит?; can you guess my age? угадайте, сколько мне лет?
4. IV
guess smth. in some manner guess the answer (the result, etc.) correctly (easily, etc.) правильно и т. д. угадать ответ и т. д.; you would never guess her age вы никогда не догадаетесь, сколько ей лет; I instinctively guessed the end of the play я чутьем понял, как кончится пьеса; she cleverly guessed his plans с присущей ей сообразительностью она разгадала его планы
5. XXI1
guess smth. at smth. guess his weight at 60 pounds (smb.'s age at 25, the size of the box 4X5, etc.) приблизительно определить, что он весит 60 фунтов и т. д.; guess smth. from smth. guess the answer from his remarks (from her actions, from her confusion, etc.) догадаться об ответе /угадать ответ/ по его замечаниям и т. д.; I would not guess it from her appearance no ее внешнему виду этого не скажешь
6. XXV
1) guess who... (what..., how..., whether..., etc.) guess who did it (what the result would be, how I learnt about it, whether he is in town, etc.) угадать, кто это сделал и т. д.; guess what smb. is thinking угадать чьи-л. мысли
2) guess (that) USA I guess [that] he is really ill (you are right, you will want to rest after your long journey, etc.) я думаю /по-моему/, он действительно белен и т. д.; I guess it's going to fain мне кажется, сейчас пойдет дождь

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • Guess — (g[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Guessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Guessing}.] [OE. gessen; akin to Dan. gisse, Sw. gissa, Icel. gizha, D. gissen: cf. Dan. giette to guess, Icel. geta to get, to guess. Probably originally, to try to get, and akin to E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guess? — Guess?, Inc. Tipo Pública (NYSE: GES) Fundación Los Ángeles, CA (1981) …   Wikipedia Español

  • guess — The informal use of I guess meaning ‘I think it likely, I suppose’ developed in America in the late 18c from the standard use of the phrase meaning ‘it is my opinion or hypothesis (that)’. The Americanness of the informal use has been marked… …   Modern English usage

  • guess´er — guess «gehs», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to form an opinion of without really knowing; conjecture; estimate: »to guess the height of a tree, guess what will happen next. 2. to get right by guessing: »Can you guess the answer to that riddle? 3. to think …   Useful english dictionary

  • guess — guess·able; guess·er; guess·ing·ly; guess; guess·ti·mate; …   English syllables

  • Guess — Guess, v. i. To make a guess or random judgment; to conjecture; with at, about, etc. [1913 Webster] This is the place, as well as I may guess. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guess — Guess, n. An opinion as to anything, formed without sufficient or decisive evidence or grounds; an attempt to hit upon the truth by a random judgment; a conjecture; a surmise. [1913 Webster] A poet must confess His art s like physic but a happy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guess — [ges] vt., vi. [ME gessen, to judge, estimate, prob. < MDu, akin to Dan gisse, Swed gissa, ON geta: for IE base see GET] 1. to form a judgment or estimate of (something) without actual knowledge or enough facts for certainty; conjecture;… …   English World dictionary

  • guess — vb *conjecture, surmise Analogous words: speculate, *think, reason: imagine, fancy (see THINK): gather, *infer, deduce: estimate, reckon (see CALCULATE) guess n conjecture, surmise (see under …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • guess — [n] belief, speculation assumption, ballpark figure*, conclusion, conjecture, deduction, divination, estimate, fancy, feeling, guesstimate*, guesswork, hunch*, hypothesis, induction, inference, judgment, notion, opinion, postulate, postulation,… …   New thesaurus

  • guess — ► VERB 1) estimate or suppose (something) without sufficient information to be sure of being correct. 2) correctly estimate or conjecture. 3) (I guess) informal, chiefly N. Amer. I suppose. ► NOUN ▪ an estimate or conjecture. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary


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