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Astronomers knew the Earth was round, but few people believed it.
I don’t believe that she’s ever been to Hong Kong.
It is widely believed that the virus originally came from monkeys.
She found it hard to believe that he was a real businessman.
I would never have believed such a place existed if I hadn’t seen it for myself.
Scientists believe a cure for the disease will be discovered soon.
I honestly believe he really loved her.
There is no reason to believe that he is not telling the truth.
We were led to believe we could make a large profit.
His friends wouldn’t believe him to be capable of murder.
Jason and Mel are finally getting married, believe it or not!
All this is going to cause a lot of trouble, believe you me.
What was he saying? I could hardly believe my ears!
She couldn’t believe her luck when she saw the place was empty.
I do believe you’re in love with her yourself!
‘Dan said he’d help clear up.’ ‘I’ll believe that when I see it!’
A third man is missing and is believed to have been taken into police custody.
And they want me to sing – would you believe it?
‘They said I could lose my job over this.’ ‘You’d better believe it.’
You would not believe who I met this afternoon!
This is the British English definition of believe. View American English definition of believe.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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