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Everyone accepted she was telling the truth, although in fact this was quite a lot to assume.
I’m assuming everyone here has an email address.
I think we can safely assume that he is out of town.
I have always assumed her to be American.
He formally assumes the presidency next week.
She has been invited to assume the role of mentor.
His first priority was assuming control of the army.
The animals assumed their normal resting position.
Time with the family has started to assume greater importance.
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