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01. I'm not sure what I will do after I graduate, but I [suppose] I will have to find a job.
02. Where were you this morning? You were [supposed] to be here by 8:00.
03. If you break a mirror, you will [supposedly] have 7 years of bad luck.
04. Marco is [supposedly] rich, so he should be able to eat out every night.
05. The strike was tentatively called off on Monday because the union and management have [supposedly] made a deal.
06. Gloria Naylor once said that life isn't [supposed] to make you feel good, or make you feel miserable either. Life is just [supposed] to make you feel.
07. Leo Tolstoy suggested that it is a strange illusion to [suppose] that beauty is goodness.
08. I [suppose] I'll have to apologize to the boss for getting drunk and pouring a beer over his head at the office party.
09. [Suppose] someone took your cookies and ate them while you weren't looking. How would you feel?
10. When my mother was young, women were [supposed] to wear skirts to work.
11. Her [supposedly] wonderful solution doesn't work!
12. The [supposedly] unsinkable Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg on its very first voyage.
13. Ewan is [supposedly] a good skier, but I've heard that he was afraid to go up to the top of the mountain.
14. Kelly was [supposedly] going to have a party on the weekend, but I don't think it happened.
15. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which notes that what wise men [suppose] is worth more than the certainties of fools.

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  • supposé — supposé, ée [ sypoze ] adj. • attesté XVIIe; de supposer 1 ♦ Admis comme hypothèse. Considéré comme probable. Le nombre supposé des victimes. L auteur supposé du vol. ⇒ présumé. Père supposé. ⇒ putatif. L auteur supposé d un livre. ⇒ prétendu. 2… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • supposé — supposé, ée (su pô zé, zée) part. passé de supposer. 1°   Posé pour hypothèse. Ce fait supposé vrai.    Cela supposé, dans cette supposition.    Supposé (invariable), en supposant. •   Je montre aux premiers que, supposé l exemple des saints,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • suppose — [sə pōz′] vt. supposed, supposing [ME supposen < MFr supposer, to suppose, imagine, altered (infl. by poser: see POSE1) < ML supponere, to suppose, assume < L, to put under, substitute < sub ,SUB + ponere: see POSITION] 1. to assume… …   English World dictionary

  • Suppose — Sup*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supposing}.] [F. supposer; pref. sub under + poser to place; corresponding in meaning to L. supponere, suppositum, to put under, to substitute, falsify, counterfeit. See {Pose}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suppose — Sup*pose , n. Supposition. [Obs.] Shak. A base suppose that he is honest. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suppose — suppose, supposing Both words are used as quasi conjunctions to introduce an assumption or hypothesis: • Suppose the guards were more alert, security measures more effective R. Ludlum, 1978 • Supposing there s a change of venue CNN news… …   Modern English usage

  • suppose — [v1] assume, guess accept, admit, brainstorm, calculate, conjecture, cook up*, dare say*, deem, divine, dream, estimate, expect, figure, go out on a limb*, grant, guesstimate*, hazard a guess*, hypothesize, imagine, infer, judge, opine, posit,… …   New thesaurus

  • Suppose — Sup*pose , v. i. To make supposition; to think; to be of opinion. Acts ii. 15. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suppose — I verb allude to, anticipate, assume, believe, be of the opinion, calculate, conceive, conclude, conjecture, consider, deduce, deduct, deem, estimate, expect, feel, gather, gauge, generalize, guess, hint, hypothesize, imagine, imply, infer,… …   Law dictionary

  • suppose — early 14c., to assume as the basis of argument, from O.Fr. supposer to assume, probably a replacement of *suppondre (influenced by O.Fr. poser put, place ), from L. supponere put or place under, from sub under + ponere put, place (see POSITION… …   Etymology dictionary

  • supposé — Supposé, [suppos]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française