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assume
used in Gifted Hands

9 uses
  • He had gone through a lot, and I assumed he'd be totally wiped out.
    p. 182.9
  • Because Mother never talked to anyone about the details of her divorce, people assumed the worst and circulated wild stories about her.
    p. 19.5
  • Like most kids I didn't have any idea of what a person had to do to become a doctor, but I assumed that if I did well in school, I could do it.
    p. 25.3
  • I've worked hard and focused my life that way, assuming that's what I was going to do.
    p. 72.2
  • I knew quite a bit about psychology so assumed I was still trying to work out unresolved problems during my sleep.
    p. 74.1
  • You've never encountered a Black intern before, so you assumed I was the only kind 112 of Black male you'd seen wearing whites, a respiratory therapist."
    p. 112.9
  • I assumed she was really saying, "You look like you haven't even gone to medical school yet."
    p. 134.1
  • In that case, they assumed, I probably didn't really know what I was doing.
    p. 134.4
  • We assumed it was going to be a tough case and would require a tremendous amount of time.
    p. 173.4

There are no more uses of "assume" in Gifted Hands.

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