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    Default I suppose so

    'Aren't you pleased?' 'Yes, I suppose so.'

    Is the second speaker pleased or not?

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    Default Re: I suppose so

    Quote Originally Posted by lauraguan View Post
    'Aren't you pleased?' 'Yes, I suppose so.'

    Is the second speaker pleased or not?

    Thanks!
    Yes, but not very pleased.

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    Default Re: I suppose so

    Quote Originally Posted by lauraguan View Post
    'Aren't you pleased?' 'Yes, I suppose so.'

    Is the second speaker pleased or not?

    Thanks!
    OR
    No, but she feels she has to say she is.

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    Default Re: I suppose so

    Quote Originally Posted by lauraguan View Post
    'Aren't you pleased?' 'Yes, I suppose so.'

    Is the second speaker pleased or not?

    Thanks!
    By saying "I suppose so" the speaker means he's pleased but with some reservation, and it could be that the speaker is not really sure whether or not he or she is, in fact, pleased.

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