used for showing that you mainly agree with something but that you have some doubts about it. ‘I think their new building is really impressive. ‘ ‘Well, I suppose so. ‘ Does I suppose so mean yes?
◊ In responding to a question, the phrase I suppose (so) is used as a way of agreeing or saying “yes” when you are not certain or not very excited or interested.
What is a sentence for suppose?
Examples of suppose in a Sentence Just suppose for a moment that you agreed with me. Supposing he refuses to help, what do we do then? The renovations will cost much more than we originally supposed. What can I say instead of I suppose?
What is another word for I suppose?
|I dare say
What is the difference between think and suppose?
Think essentially is to brain-storm or to have (an idea or thought) in mind. Suppose is just going ahead with something based on less or no data. “I think you are right.” VS “I suppose you are right.” What is the difference between Suppose and Guess?
Suppose usually means to come to a conclusion from the information you have, even if you don’t have enough information to be certain. Guess is sometimes used to mean approximately the same thing. However, ‘guess’ can mean that you are making a statement with very little information or no information at all.
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
What means suppose not?
An expression of vague denial or negation. A: Is Tom coming? B: I suppose not—it’s getting pretty late.
What’s the meaning of I guess?
phrase. You say I guess to show that you are slightly uncertain or reluctant about what you are saying. [mainly US, informal, vagueness]
How do you use suppose?
Supposed to is part of a modal verb phrase meaning expected to or required to. Although suppose to crops up frequently in casual speech and writing, it should not be used in that sense. Suppose (without the d) should only be used as the present tense of the verb meaning to assume (something to be true).
How do you use suppose in past tense?
past tense of suppose is supposed.
What is the past tense for suppose?
Where do we use suppose?
You can use suppose or supposing before mentioning a possible situation or action. You usually then go on to consider the effects that this situation or action might have. If you suppose that something is true, you believe that it is probably true, because of other things that you know.
Can a sentence start with suppose?
We would describe “suppose” in your example as an imperative verb acting as a conjunction. In that sentence, it introduces a hypothetical statement made up of two clauses separated by a comma.
What type of word is suppose?
verb (used with object), sup·posed, sup·pos·ing. to assume (something), as for the sake of argument or as part of a proposition or theory: Suppose the distance to be one mile. to consider (something) as a possibility suggested or an idea or plan proposed: Suppose we wait until tomorrow.
What is another way to say supposed to?
What is another word for be supposed to?
|be expected to
|be intended to
|be meant to
Is suppose a formal word?
I believe that assume, presume, suppose are similar in meaning of to take some facts as a truth without proof. But it seems to me that presume is more formal, assume is less formal and suppose is the most general word for this meaning.
What do I replace I with?
What is another word for I?
|I for one
What is the difference between I think so and I believe so?
If you believe something, you accept something as true. This may involve thinking. It may also be based on intuition or whatever you deem to be the understanding of believing what is in your heart. When you think something, you are not admitting belief.
How do you use or so I thought in a sentence?
Sentence examples for and so I thought from inspiring English sources
- She looked ill at ease at the tea at the Finish Legation, said a lady, and so I thought I would try to make her feel at home. …
- And so I thought, ‘Yup, this is Coach Coughlin’s team.
Is anticipating same as assuming?
Anticipate is to expect or predict something. Assume is to take for granted without any facts.
How do you say I guess formally?
I guess we should take the train.” This is more formal sounding. It’s a more formal version of “I guess.” “I suppose we could catch the matinee at 1pm, but I enjoy the evening shows better.”
How do you guess in a conversation?
Do you suppose meaning in English?
phrase. You can use ‘do you suppose’ to introduce a question when you want someone to give their opinion about something, although you know that they are unlikely to have any more knowledge or information about it than you.
What part of speech is suppose?
transitive verb suppose
|part of speech:
|part of speech:
|to guess or assume something. I’m not stating anything as a fact; I’m just supposing. synonyms: hypothesize, speculate, theorize similar words: conjecture, guess, presume, reckon, surmise
|deem, speculate, suspect
Was supposed to grammar?
In English we use was / were supposed to to talk about things we agreed to do, or other people expected us to do, but we didn’t do. Example sentences : I was supposed to book the restaurant for tonight, but I forgot. ( I agreed to do it, but I forgot)
What can I say instead of I guess?
What is another word for I guess?
|I dare say
What is the meaning of Guss?
▼ as a boys’ name has its roots in Latin and Scandinavian, and the name Guss means great, magnificient; one choice; Goth (or god) staff. Guss is an alternate form of August (Latin): the feminine version. Guss is also a form of Augustus (Latin).
What IG means?
I guess IG stands for the social media platform Instagram. It also sometimes short for I guess.
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