take+for+granted

  • 1 take for granted — If you take something for granted, you don t worry or think about it because you assume you will always have it.  If you take someone for granted, you don t show your appreciation to them …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 2 take for granted — index assume (suppose), guess, postulate, presume, presuppose, suspect (think), trust …

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  • 3 take for granted — ► take for granted 1) fail to appreciate through over familiarity. 2) assume that (something) is true. Main Entry: ↑grant …

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  • 4 take for granted — verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof (Freq. 3) I assume his train was late • Syn: ↑assume, ↑presume • Derivationally related forms: ↑presumptive (for: ↑ …

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  • 5 take for granted — take (someone) for granted to fail to appreciate someone. When your own children are growing up, you tend to take them for granted, and then, suddenly, they are grown up. Politicians seem to take voters for granted, except when they face a… …

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  • 6 take for granted — {v. phr.} 1. To suppose or understand to be true. * /Mr. Harper took for granted that the invitation included his wife./ * /A teacher cannot take it for granted that students always do their homework./ Compare: BEG THE QUESTION. 2. To accept or… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 take for granted — {v. phr.} 1. To suppose or understand to be true. * /Mr. Harper took for granted that the invitation included his wife./ * /A teacher cannot take it for granted that students always do their homework./ Compare: BEG THE QUESTION. 2. To accept or… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 take\ for\ granted — v. phr. 1. To suppose or understand to be true. Mr. Harper took for granted that the invitation included his wife. A teacher cannot take it for granted that students always do their homework. Compare: beg the question 2. To accept or become used… …

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  • 9 take for granted —    If you take something for granted, you don t worry or think about it because you assume you will always have it. If you take someone for granted, you don t show your appreciation to them.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 10 take for granted — Synonyms and related words: accept, accept for gospel, accept implicitly, allegorize, allude to, anticipate, assume, be afraid, be caught napping, be certain, be neglectful, be negligent, believe, believe without reservation, bring to mind, buy,… …

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  • 11 take for granted — verb a) To assume something to be true without verification or proof. Let it be considered a delicate intimation on the part of the historian that he is going back to the town in which Oliver Twist was born; the reader taking it for granted that… …

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  • 12 take for granted — 1》 fail to appreciate through overfamiliarity. 2》 (take something for granted) assume that something is true. → grant …

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  • 13 take for granted — expect, assume    His support cannot be taken for granted. We must ask him …

    English idioms

  • 14 take for granted — assume something is a certain way or is correct I took it for granted that you knew him. Otherwise I would have introduced you …

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  • 15 take for granted — phrasal 1. to assume as true, real, or expected 2. to value too lightly …

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  • 16 take for granted — not appreciate, not realize how much something means to you …

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  • 17 take for granted — Admit, allow, concede …

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  • 18 take someone/something for granted — fail to appreciate someone or something that is very familiar or obvious the comforts that people take for granted | she took him for granted. take something for grantedassume that something is true without questioning it: | people no longer took …

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  • 19 take for — verb keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view (Freq. 2) take for granted view as important hold these truths to be self evident I hold him personally responsible • Syn: ↑deem, ↑hold, ↑ …

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  • 20 take for — Synonyms and related words: account as, assume, be afraid, believe, conceive, conclude, consider, daresay, deduce, deem, divine, dream, esteem, estimate, expect, fancy, feel, gather, grant, guess, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression,… …

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