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In the early days all I hoped was to make a living out of what I did best. But, since there's no real market for masturbation I had to fall back on my bass playing abilities.
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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /səˈdʒɛst/, /səgˈdʒɛst/ SAMPA: /s@"dZEst/, /s@g"dZEst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst

Verb

Infinitive
to suggest

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to suggest (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.
    Are you suggesting that I killed my wife?
  2. To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something)
    The name "hamburger" suggests that hamburgers originated from Hamburg.
  3. (transitive) To ask for without demanding.
    I’d like to suggest that we go out to lunch.
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Translations

imply but stop short of saying explicitly See imply

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