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    presume vs assume

    Hi

    I searched about difference between these two verbs, but I couldn't undrestand their usage. would you please help me
    please help me with more examples.

    thanks

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    Re: presume vs assume

    These days, for most speakers, there is no difference for most speakers, though in the OALD sense 4 of "presume to do sth - (formal)'to behave in a way that shows a lack of respect by doing sth that you have no right to do: I wouldn't presume to tell you how to run your own business," 'assume' could not be used.

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    Re: presume vs assume

    Korosh (and other students), please note that your excellent thread title revealed a number of Similar Threads (see below).

    Rover

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