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assume
used in The Shack

14 uses
  • On a small rock outcropping, Mack saw the body of what he assumed was his Missy; face up, her body covered by a dirty and decaying sheet.
    16. A Morning of Sorrows (96% in)
  • "We just assumed it was Missy's.
    4. The Great Sadness (29% in)
  • "If what you say is correct, then we have to assume that Missy's assailant left it here on purpose."
    4. The Great Sadness (30% in)
  • From her clothing, Mack assumed she was a groundskeeper or gardener.
    5. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (88% in)
  • Then again, why had he naturally assumed that God would be white?
    5. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (99% in)
  • His gaze followed hers and for the first time Mack noticed the scars in her wrists, like those he now assumed Jesus also had on his.
    6. A Piece of Pi (51% in)
  • Humans often do this—in touching the infirm and sick, in serving the ones whose minds have left to wander, in relating to the poor, in loving the very old and the very young, or even in caring for the other who has assumed a position of power over them.
    7. God on the Dock (28% in)
  • Well, you two having a good conversation I assume?
    9. A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away (89% in)
  • Mack next assumed that they would be taking one of the canoes nestled against the dock pylons, and he was surprised when Jesus didn't hesitate as he passed the third and last of them, heading directly for the end of the pier.
    10. Wade in the Water (7% in)
  • Yes, but not what many have assumed.
    10. Wade in the Water (83% in)
  • Within a hundred feet, the tunnel turned abruptly to his left and Mack found himself standing at the edge of what he assumed was a huge cavern, although initially it seemed to be only vast empty space.
    11. Here Come Da Judge (5% in)
  • I just assumed that somehow God could do that.
    11. Here Come Da Judge (61% in)
  • Have you noticed that in your pain you assume the worst of me?
    12. In the Belly of the Beasts (49% in)
  • Don't ever assume that my using something means I caused it or that I need it to accomplish my purposes.
    13. A Meeting of Hearts (24% in)

There are no more uses of "assume" in The Shack.

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