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Example sentences for "suppose that"

  • It was obvious at a glance that the story of the fuller's-earth was the merest fabrication, for it would be absurd to suppose that so powerful an engine could be designed for so inadequate a purpose.

  • I suppose that we are absolutely safe from eavesdroppers?

  • I suppose that I am commuting a felony, but it is just possible that I am saving a soul.

  • I suppose that I must have rushed past him into my room.

  • Nothing, on the contrary, could be more natural; and while able to suppose that it cost him a few struggles to relinquish her, she was ready to allow it a wise and desirable measure for both, and could very sincerely wish him happy.

  • I entreat you not to suppose that I moved this way in order to beg for a partner.

  • Suppose that I go into a crowded Agora, and take a dagger under my arm.

  • I suppose that it was curiosity that rendered me thus sheep-like.

  • As he looked at me, I suppose that he read negation in my eyes.

  • I didn't suppose that kind of thing would keep," I muttered rather vaguely.

  • I suppose that's a Southern argument for reestablishing slavery.

  • I hope, Sir Percival, you don't do me the injustice to suppose that I distrust you," she said quickly.

  • I had seen nothing and heard nothing which could lead me to suppose that my retreat had been discovered.

  • I suppose that must be a coincidence, but it's queer, and queer the father should have died--like that.

  • He did not much think so for he thought he could read a very deadly purpose in the other's cold grey eyes, nor did he suppose that a man with such a secret as that of the attic upstairs to hide was likely to stand on any scruple.

  • I suppose that my eyes were less under control than my tongue, for she suddenly turned upon me with: "I see that you don't agree with me, Dr.

  • I suppose that we DO know a little more than they.

  • I suppose that I ought to pull a long face over it, but for the life of me I can't help laughing.

  • Suppose that we put back, and return to the old position; then perhaps we may come to an understanding with one another.

  • Nevertheless it would be wrong to suppose that, amongst aristocratic nations, the privileges of the eldest son are advantageous to himself alone, or that they excite nothing but envy and hatred in those around him.

  • It would be an error to suppose that this is preceded by a domestic struggle, in which the son has obtained by a sort of moral violence the liberty that his father refused him.

  • So again when we find a species disappearing before the uppermost layers have been deposited, it would be equally rash to suppose that it then became wholly extinct.

  • Let us suppose that a colony of twenty or thirty families establishes itself in a wild district, covered with underbrush and forests; and from which, by agreement, the natives consent to withdraw.

  • Let us suppose that an appropriated farm yields a gross income of ten thousand francs; and, as very seldom happens, that this farm cannot be divided.

  • Let us suppose that two or three manuscripts were being made at once by different copyists.

  • It would be easy to suppose that he might read this marginal reference as a suitable commentary on the text, and that one or more of the writers could have written it in the text.

  • I hope no one will be so unreasonable as to suppose that I, that am a Christian king under the Gospel, should be a polygamist and husband to two wives.

  • I suppose that gentleman,” said I, motioning to the man in the leather hat, “is not from Durham?

  • I suppose that in the old time the mountain looked over some extensive forest, even as the nunnery of Pengwern looked originally over an alder-swamp, for Pengwern means the head of the alder-swamp.

  • I saw no reason to suppose that it had not.

  • The above list will hopefully provide you with a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "suppose that" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this group of words.

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