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  1. presume

    • IPA[prɪˈzjuːm]

    英式

    • v.
      suppose that something is the case on the basis of probability;take for granted that something exists or is the case
    • verb: presume, 3rd person present: presumes, gerund or present participle: presuming, past tense: presumed, past participle: presumed

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. suppose that something is the case on the basis of probability:

      I presumed that the man had been escorted from the building

      two of the journalists went missing and are presumed dead

    • 2. take for granted that something exists or is the case:

      the argument presumes that only one person can do the work

    • 3. be arrogant or impertinent enough to do something:

      kindly don't presume to issue me orders in my own house

    • 4. make unjustified demands; take liberties:

      forgive me if I have presumed

    • 5. unjustifiably regard (something) as entitling one to privileges:

      he was wary of presuming on the close friendship between them

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    • IPA[prəˈz(y)o͞om]

    美式

    • v.
      suppose that something is the case on the basis of probability:
    • I presumed that the man had been escorted from the building

      the two men were presumed dead when the wreck of their boat was found

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  2. 知識+

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    • warehouse/storehouse的用法和差別

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    • 英文suppose、assume、presume的差異?

      suppose帶有點期待的意味,較口語化 assume則是有點遲疑,不確定 presume的猜測比assume更遲疑