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assume
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • She’s assuming that Mother’s can be used for both families.
  • He threw a fit, took the book away and assumed that would be the end of the business.

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  • We assume that most of them are being murdered.
  • I immediately assumed it was the carpenter and went to warn Bep, who was eating lunch, that she couldn’t go back downstairs.
  • You’re just making an assumption.
  • But that evening, when my fountain pen still hadn’t turned up, we all assumed it had been burned, especially because celluloid is highly inflammable.
  • Later on, when parents notice that their children have, somehow, come by their information, they assume they know more (or less) than they actually do.
  • All I’ve been hearing today is: "If this and that happens, we’re in trouble, and if so-and-so gets sick, we’ll be left to fend for ourselves, and if …." Well, you know the rest, or at any rate I assume you’re famthar enough with the residents of the Annex to guess what they’d be talking about.
  • Believe me, I’d like ;’ to listen, but it doesn’t work, because if I’m quiet and serious, everyone thinks I’m putting on a new act and I have to save myself with a joke, and then I’m not even talking about my own family, who assume I must be sick, stuff me with aspirins and sedatives, feel my neck and forehead to see if I have a temperature, ask about my bowel movements and berate me for being in a bad mood, until I just can’t keep it up anymore, because jj when everybody starts…
  • She immediately assumed her haughtiest expression and said, "You’re a fine one to talk.

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as in: I assume it's true Define
to accept something as true without proof
as in: She assumed power Define
beginning to take power or responsibility
as in: She assumed a false identity Define
to take on (adopt, wear, strike a pose or appearance of) -- often while pretending or disguising
as in: assumed into heaven Define
to take up or receive someone into heaven
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