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Suppose 设想

Can you tell me how to use the word 'suppose' as I often hear people use it?

Tony

What is the meaning of the word suppose? 杨莉通过大量例句和翻译来解释 suppose

的多种词义和用法。

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This programme illustrates the various ways in which you can use this word with different dialogues and examples.

以下是 suppose 的三个基本用法:

    1. To think, believe or assume that something is true or probable. 设想,推测。 For example, what makes you suppose that I am against it?

      2. To pretend that something is true 表示虚拟设想。For example, suppose you had a million pounds what would you do with it?

      3. Be supposed to do something. 固定短语, 意思是份内职责或期待中应该做什么。Look at this dialogue:

        A: Did you hear that Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize?

        B: What for?

        A: For strengthening diplomacy.

        B: Ridiculous. Isn’t that what he is supposed to do?

        Listen to the examples by native speakers of English and learn to use the word appropriately.

        Good luck and enjoy!

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        Glossary 词汇

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        dialogue 对话

        appropriately 得体地/合适地