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sospechoso in English:

1. suspicious


He looks suspicious.
Tom and Mary gave exactly the same answers on the test which made the teacher suspicious.
If you see a suspicious person, please inform the police.
It was not what he said, but the way he said it that made me suspicious.
True and good friendship must not be suspicious of anything.
The story was too pat and I got rather suspicious.
In her right hand was gripped a suspicious looking rod that practically radiated "I'm a magical girl item".
Leaving your suspicious actions I've seen a mystery - are you trying to rob me of my sleep?
Some of his colleagues at work became suspicious OF his behaviour.
But when Jenny and Juan got married and their doughter Juanita was born the family stopped being suspicious.
It might look suspicious if we arrived together.
Hartley was suspicious that Vivienne loved another man.
I knew she killed that man! She had always looked suspicious to me.
1. He couldn't help being suspicious. / 2. Come back soon, or they'll get suspicious.
If you ask her too directly whether she has a friend, she will become suspicious and answer: "Why did you ask me that?".

English word "sospechoso"(suspicious) occurs in sets:

crime and punishment

2. shifty


You're looking a bit shifty. What have you been doing?
There's a couple of shifty-looking people standing on the street corner.

English word "sospechoso"(shifty) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Putois 1907" (Anatole France)

3. leery


Without checking his references and talking to previous employers, I am leery of hiring the candidate.

English word "sospechoso"(leery) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "A Pail of Air" (Fritz Leiber)

4. suspect


He began to suspect something was wrong when the seller didn't allow him to test the item before buying it.
Prosecutors in court have to substantiate their claims in order to prove a suspect is guilty.
Tom didn't leave a suicide note, so the police suspect murder.
My son suspects something
If we suspect others, others will suspect us just as much.
They promise us the moon, but I suspect we can wait for the fulfillment of those promises till hell freezes over.
My husband tells me he goes to work even on Sundays and holidays but sometimes I suspect there's something fishy about his story.
Stop clubbing the suspect and let him talk already!
Apart from his parents, nobody would defend the suspect.
if you suspect a gas leak, do not turn on an electric light
Definition if you suspect something, you think it is true although you do not have any evidence or proof that it is
I suspect a lot of people never even think about pollution when they’re driving their own car.
The chief suspect, Andrei Lugovoi, has been a member of the Duma since the end of 2007.
I suspect you're hiding something! is that a new kitten?
If the suspect fails to accept a simple caution or does not plead guilty when offered a conditional caution and agree to its conditions, he or she must be prosecuted for the original offence.

English word "sospechoso"(suspect) occurs in sets:

Law and crime - Ley y delitos