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assume
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13 uses
  • But that assumption is wrong.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (87% in)
  • We live in a world that assumes that the quality of a decision is directly related to the time and effort that went into making it.
    Introduction (76% in)
  • Sue replied by closing her eyes and then assuming a patronizing lecturing voice.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (19% in)
  • If a particular radio operator was with a particular unit and transmitting from Florence, and then three weeks later you recognized that same operator, only this time he was in Linz, then you could assume that that particular unit had moved from northern Italy to the eastern front.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (35% in)
  • But now, after a big battle, he's coming up at twelve, four in the afternoon, and seven in the evening, so you can assume that unit has a lot of work going on.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (36% in)
  • But in the end it comes down to a matter of respect, and the simplest way that respect is communicated is through tone of voice, and the most corrosive tone of voice that a doctor can assume is a dominant tone.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (86% in)
  • He assumes that everyone who walks in the door has the exact same chance of buying a car.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (69% in)
  • Blue Team knocked out his microwave towers and cut his fiber-optics lines on the assumption that Red Team would now have to use satellite communications and cell phones and they could monitor his communications.
    Four — Paul Van Riper's Big Victory (23% in)
  • You need to make a leap beyond the automatic assumption that doctors are always men.
    Four — Paul Van Riper's Big Victory (46% in)
  • The market testers assumed that they could simply play one of his songs or part of one of his songs for someone over the telephone or on the Internet and the response of listeners would serve as a reliable guide to what music buyers would feel about the song.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (47% in)
  • As his bullets ricocheted around the vestibule, Carroll assumed that they came from Diallo's gun, and when he saw McMellon flying backward, he assumed that McMellon had been shot by Diallo, so he kept shooting, aiming, as police are taught to do, for "center mass."
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (6% in)
  • As his bullets ricocheted around the vestibule, Carroll assumed that they came from Diallo's gun, and when he saw McMellon flying backward, he assumed that McMellon had been shot by Diallo, so he kept shooting, aiming, as police are taught to do, for "center mass."
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (6% in)
  • The officers made a series of critical misjudgments, beginning with the assumption that a man getting a breath of fresh air outside his own home was a potential criminal.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (14% in)

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