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speculate

['spekjəleɪt] брит. / амер.

гл.

    1. обдумывать, взвешивать; размышлять

    2. полагать, предполагать; допускать

  1. бирж. заниматься биржевой спекуляцией, играть на разнице курсов, цен, спекулировать

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speculate

['spekjǔleɪt]

v

  1. размышлять; раздумывать

  2. спекулировать

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Other coworkers would speculate on why he was no longer serving in his capacity, and probably a few would guess correctly.
Другие коллеги наверняка начнут судачить, зачем это ему вдруг отходить от дел, некоторые, может, и догадаются, в чем дело.
Brown, Sandra / RicochetБраун, Сандра / Рикошет
Рикошет
Браун, Сандра
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
© Перевод. С. Панина, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
Ricochet
Brown, Sandra
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
Those left might wonder, question, speculate; they might even guess the truth, but they could never know.
Живые будут раздумывать, гадать, строить предположения; они могут даже догадаться об истине, но узнать – никто никогда ничего не узнает.
Hailey, Arthur / AirportХейли, Артур / Аэропорт
Аэропорт
Хейли, Артур
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
Airport
Hailey, Arthur
© 1968, 2000 by Arthur Hailey, Ltd.
Did you speculate any more?"
Ну и что ж, ты опять их пустил в оборот?
Twain, Mark / Huckleberry FinnТвен, Марк / Приключения Гекльберри Финна
Приключения Гекльберри Финна
Твен, Марк
© «Государственное издательство художественной литературы», 1960
Huckleberry Finn
Twain, Mark
© 2004 BookSurge LLC
Can you speculate what ideas might have prompted the development of TCM?
Что же могло натолкнуть на разработку ТСМ?
Sklar, Bernard / Digital Communications: Fundamentals and ApplicationsСкляр, Бернард / Цифровая связь. Теоретические основы и практическое применение
Цифровая связь. Теоретические основы и практическое применение
Скляр, Бернард
© Издательский дом "Вильямc", 2003
© Prentice Hall PTR, 2001
Digital Communications: Fundamentals and Applications
Sklar, Bernard
I hope it was not impertinent to speculate upon it?'
Надеюсь, вы не сочтете дерзостью, что я об этом думал?
Dickens, Charles / Our Mutual FriendДиккенс, Чарльз / Наш общий друг
Наш общий друг
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Our Mutual Friend
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1997
"Consecrated One," Dravash said, "with respect, is it wise to speculate and argue in this manner before the trial we face?
— Посвященный, — сказал Драваш, — при всем моем уважении к тебе я должен усомниться, что мы занимаемся мудрым делом, споря перед лицом грядущего приговора.
Bradley, Marion,Zimmer, Paul Edwin / The SurvivorsБрэдли, Марион,Зиммер, Пол Э. / Уцелевшие
Уцелевшие
Брэдли, Марион,Зиммер, Пол Э.
The Survivors
Bradley, Marion,Zimmer, Paul Edwin
© 1979, by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Paul Edward Zimmer
While it is too early to do more than speculate, these developments could have a major impact on world food markets and price ratios in agriculture.
Хотя еще рано делать какие-то более точные предсказания и можно только строить предположения, эти тенденции могут оказать большое влияние на мировой рынок продовольствия и соотношения цен в сельском хозяйстве.
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
'I am willing to speculate that he isn't aware you are on assistance,' he said seriously.
— Я склонен предполагать, что он просто не догадывается о том, кто платит за ваше обучение, — произнес он серьезным тоном.
Tartt, Donna / The Secret HistoryТартт, Донна / Тайная история
Тайная история
Тартт, Донна
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
© Д. Бородкин, Н. Ленцман, перевод на русский язык, 2007
© ООО "Издательская группа "Аттикус", 2009
The Secret History
Tartt, Donna
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
It is possible to play with and speculate on numbers, but it seems to be the case that total reporting costs could reach up to USD 1 bn in the economy as a whole (2.7% of GDP).
Можно долго спекулировать цифрами, однако очевидно, что издержки по отчетности составляют до USD 1 млрд в целом по стране (2.7% ВВП).
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
© Исследовательский Центр ИПМ 2012
Cammy said, “I think the reason we don’t want to speculate about them is because most of the what-ifs we come up with are likely to be scary, one way or another.”
Я думаю, причина, по которой мы не хотим об этом размышлять, проста: большинство «что, если», которые придут нам в голову, будут пугающими в том или другом смысле. —
Koontz, Dean Ray / BreathlessКунц, Дин / Затаив дыхание
Затаив дыхание
Кунц, Дин
© В. Вебер, перевод на русский язык, 2010
© 2009 by Dean Koontz
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
Breathless
Koontz, Dean Ray
© 2009 by Dean Koontz
Concerning the bizarre smudges on the laboratory table, and on the jumble of roughly handled illustrated books scattered near it, we were much too bewildered to speculate.
Что касается непонятных пятен на лабораторном столе и на валявшихся рядом иллюстрированных книгах, то здесь мы терялись в догадках, не зная, что и подумать.
Lovecraft, Howard / At the Mountains of MadnessЛавкрафт, Говард / Хребты безумия
Хребты безумия
Лавкрафт, Говард
© Е. Бернацкая, перевод, 2010
© ООО "Издательская группа "Азбука-Аттикус", 2010
At the Mountains of Madness
Lovecraft, Howard
© 1964 by August Derleth, renewed 1992
© 1936 Arkham House Publishers, Inc.
Quebec and Malta here exclaim, with clapping of hands, that Bluffy is sure to bring mother something, and begin to speculate on what it will be.
Квебек и Мальта кричат, хлопая в ладоши, что Заводила, наверное, принесет маме подарочек, и пытаются угадать, какой именно.
Dickens, Charles / Bleak HouseДиккенс, Чарльз / Холодный дом
Холодный дом
Диккенс, Чарльз
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1960
Bleak House
Dickens, Charles
© 1894, by Macmillan & Co.
After working an hour I began to speculate on the distance one had to go before the cloaca was reached, the chances we had of missing it altogether.
Проработав около часу, я стал высчитывать расстояние до центрального стока и соображать, верное ли мы взяли направление.
Wells, Herbert George / The war of the worldsУэллс, Герберт / Война миров
Война миров
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1972
The war of the worlds
Wells, Herbert George
© 1960 by Epstein and Caroll Associates, Inc.
He preferred to speculate on the forthcoming massacre that would take place in the native warrens below.
По правде говоря, даже думать о ситхе не хотелось. Сержант предпочел вернуться к мыслям о той бойне, которая ожидает туземцев в их подземных норах.
Foster, Alan Dean / Splinter of the Mind's EyeФостер, Алан Дин / Осколок кристалла власти
Осколок кристалла власти
Фостер, Алан Дин
Splinter of the Mind's Eye
Foster, Alan Dean
© 1978 by The Star Wars Corporation
MILTON ANTHONY WARDEN, on the other hand, having been out with Karen Holmes every afternoon since he had closed out Prewitt's trial, did not speculate on why Bloom killed himself.
А вот Милтона Энтони Тербера, который наконец развязался с делом Пруита и теперь встречался с Карен Хомс каждый день, ничуть не интересовало, почему Блум покончил с собой.
Jones, James / From Here to EternityДжонс, Джеймс / Отныне и вовек
Отныне и вовек
Джонс, Джеймс
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
© 1951 by James Jones
© renewed 1991 by Gloria Jones, James Anthony Phillipe Jones, and Kaylie Anne Jones

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'spekjəleɪtVerbобдумывать; взвешивать; размышлятьExamples

to speculate about / (up)on smth. — размышлять о чём-л.
She was speculating about Charlie's future. — Она размышляла о будущем Чарли.

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Collocations

speculate execution
прогностическое исполнение
speculate for the advance
играть на повышение
speculate for the decline
играть на понижение
speculate for the fall
играть на понижение
speculate for the rise
играть на повышение
speculate in differences
играть на разнице
speculate on the stock-exchange
играть на бирже
to speculate in securities
спекулировать ценными бумагами
speculate in stocks and shares
спекулировать ценными бумагами
speculate on margin
спекулировать на разнице в курсах ценных бумаг
speculate for a fall
играть на понижение
speculate for a rise
играть на повышение
speculate for fall
играть на понижение
speculate for rise
играть на повышение
speculate in stocks and shares
спекулировать акциями

Word forms

speculate

verb
Basic forms
Pastspeculated
Imperativespeculate
Present Participle (Participle I)speculating
Past Participle (Participle II)speculated
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I speculatewe speculate
you speculateyou speculate
he/she/it speculatesthey speculate
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am speculatingwe are speculating
you are speculatingyou are speculating
he/she/it is speculatingthey are speculating
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have speculatedwe have speculated
you have speculatedyou have speculated
he/she/it has speculatedthey have speculated
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been speculatingwe have been speculating
you have been speculatingyou have been speculating
he/she/it has been speculatingthey have been speculating
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I speculatedwe speculated
you speculatedyou speculated
he/she/it speculatedthey speculated
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was speculatingwe were speculating
you were speculatingyou were speculating
he/she/it was speculatingthey were speculating
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had speculatedwe had speculated
you had speculatedyou had speculated
he/she/it had speculatedthey had speculated
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been speculatingwe had been speculating
you had been speculatingyou had been speculating
he/she/it had been speculatingthey had been speculating
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will speculatewe shall/will speculate
you will speculateyou will speculate
he/she/it will speculatethey will speculate
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be speculatingwe shall/will be speculating
you will be speculatingyou will be speculating
he/she/it will be speculatingthey will be speculating
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have speculatedwe shall/will have speculated
you will have speculatedyou will have speculated
he/she/it will have speculatedthey will have speculated
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been speculatingwe shall/will have been speculating
you will have been speculatingyou will have been speculating
he/she/it will have been speculatingthey will have been speculating
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would speculatewe should/would speculate
you would speculateyou would speculate
he/she/it would speculatethey would speculate
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be speculatingwe should/would be speculating
you would be speculatingyou would be speculating
he/she/it would be speculatingthey would be speculating
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have speculatedwe should/would have speculated
you would have speculatedyou would have speculated
he/she/it would have speculatedthey would have speculated
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been speculatingwe should/would have been speculating
you would have been speculatingyou would have been speculating
he/she/it would have been speculatingthey would have been speculating
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am speculatedwe are speculated
you are speculatedyou are speculated
he/she/it is speculatedthey are speculated
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being speculatedwe are being speculated
you are being speculatedyou are being speculated
he/she/it is being speculatedthey are being speculated
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been speculatedwe have been speculated
you have been speculatedyou have been speculated
he/she/it has been speculatedthey have been speculated
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was speculatedwe were speculated
you were speculatedyou were speculated
he/she/it was speculatedthey were speculated
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being speculatedwe were being speculated
you were being speculatedyou were being speculated
he/she/it was being speculatedthey were being speculated
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been speculatedwe had been speculated
you had been speculatedyou had been speculated
he/she/it had been speculatedthey had been speculated
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be speculatedwe shall/will be speculated
you will be speculatedyou will be speculated
he/she/it will be speculatedthey will be speculated
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been speculatedwe shall/will have been speculated
you will have been speculatedyou will have been speculated
he/she/it will have been speculatedthey will have been speculated