insinuar


insinuar
v.
to hint at, to insinuate.
¿qué insinúas? what are you suggesting?
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insinuar
Conjugation model [ACTUAR], like {{link=actuar}}actuar
verbo transitivo
1 to insinuate, hint
¿qué insinuas? what are you insinuating?
me insinuó que no tenía intención de contratarme he hinted that he had no intention of taking me on
verbo pronominal insinuarse
1 (amorosamente) to a pass (a, at)
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verb
to hint, insinuate
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1. VT
1) (=sugerir) to insinuate, hint at

insinuar que ... — to insinuate o imply that ...

2)

insinuar una observación — to slip in a comment

3)

insinuar una sonrisa — to give the hint of a smile

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo to insinuate, hint at

no lo dijo claramente pero lo insinuó — he didn't say it straight out but he hinted at it

2.
insinuarse v pron
1) barba to begin to show; problema/síntoma to become apparent
2)

insinuársele a alguien — to make advances to somebody, to make a pass at somebody

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= suggest, hint, imply, insinuate, drop + a hint, intimate.
Ex. In effect, we'd be suggesting to them we don't have the book.
Ex. Stanley C Holliday hammers home the same message by more whimsical means hinting darkly that a sticky end at the hands of irritated colleagues awaits all librarians who fail to make adequate and accurate notes.
Ex. Omission does not imply that those areas are not important.
Ex. Novels are modes of prediction that insinuate visions of human relations not to be found in official rules or precepts or admonitions.
Ex. Presidents who manage by dropping hints sometimes devise little tests to see if their executives can read their minds.
Ex. Tiff smiled a little superciliously intimating that he had a plan all figured out already.
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* insinuarse = throw + hints.
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1.
verbo transitivo to insinuate, hint at

no lo dijo claramente pero lo insinuó — he didn't say it straight out but he hinted at it

2.
insinuarse v pron
1) barba to begin to show; problema/síntoma to become apparent
2)

insinuársele a alguien — to make advances to somebody, to make a pass at somebody

* * *
= suggest, hint, imply, insinuate, drop + a hint, intimate.

Ex: In effect, we'd be suggesting to them we don't have the book.

Ex: Stanley C Holliday hammers home the same message by more whimsical means hinting darkly that a sticky end at the hands of irritated colleagues awaits all librarians who fail to make adequate and accurate notes.
Ex: Omission does not imply that those areas are not important.
Ex: Novels are modes of prediction that insinuate visions of human relations not to be found in official rules or precepts or admonitions.
Ex: Presidents who manage by dropping hints sometimes devise little tests to see if their executives can read their minds.
Ex: Tiff smiled a little superciliously intimating that he had a plan all figured out already.
* insinuarse = throw + hints.

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insinuar [A18 ]
vt
to imply, hint at; (algo ofensivo) to insinuate
insinuó que le había mentido she insinuated that I had lied to her
¿qué estás insinuando? what are you insinuating o suggesting o implying?
no lo dijo claramente pero lo insinuó he didn't say it straight out but he hinted at it
insinuarse
v pron
A «barba» to begin to show; «problema/síntoma» to become apparent
apenas si se insinuó una sonrisa en su rostro there was the merest suggestion of a smile on her face
B
insinuársele a algn to make advances to sb, to make a pass at sb
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insinuar (conjugate insinuar) verbo transitivo
to imply, hint at;
(algo ofensivo) to insinuate
insinuarse verbo pronominal:
insinuársele a algn to make advances to sb, to make a pass at sb

insinuar verbo transitivo to insinuate

'insinuar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bosquejar
English:
get at
- hint
- imply
- insinuate
- suggest
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insinuar
vt
to hint at, to insinuate;
¿qué insinúas? what are you suggesting o insinuating?;
insinuó que había sido culpa mía she implied it had been my fault
See also the pronominal verb insinuarse
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insinuar
v/t insinuate
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insinuar {3} vt
: to insinuate, to hint at
See also the reflexive verb insinuarse
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insinuar vb
1. (en general) to hint
me insinuó que necesitaba dinero he hinted that he needed some money
2. (algo desagradable) to insinuate
¿qué insinúas? what are you insinuating?

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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