Alex had always taken care of his family, but was it irresponsible to assume he always would?
Pete will assume I can take care of you.
I assume you're the one responsible for the new look.
You're too smart to assume anything.
I'm not upset for the reason you assume I am!
He was ready to assume his position as head of the house.
Until we can prove Cleary isn't Byrne, let's assume he is.
"I'll assume by your silence you're still not talking," Jule said.
She wouldn't assume anything.
"I assume you're here for these, not for us," she said, aware of how harsh her words sounded.
You can influence anything, Tim, so I assume this is your idea and your window.
I assume that's where I'm going.
I assume it's not a woman's place at the Council.
I assume you being so warm is a wolf thing?
History seems to assume that this force is self-evident and known to everyone.
I shall assume that she has the normal child's capacity of assimilation and imitation.
Instead, they had talked about the house and how she would assume responsibilities.
After watching the madman named Arnie last night, he knew better than to assume anything about the deceptively quiet Peak.
Alex was willing to assume one of those duties long before they were engaged.
Did he trust her or assume she knew better than to run?
I assume she knew she'd need something from me, except she had no idea who I was when we met again.
"Let's assume she ran into no trouble and traveled all ten days with four-hour breaks every day," Brady said.
Assume you're being tracked as well and act accordingly.
I've made arrangements to have anyone watching me assume they're going with me to Colorado, he said as he rose.
Assume this is the last day of your life, since it might really be for both of us. What one thing would you have done if you knew it was your last day?
Maybe that was why he was in such a hurry to assume husbandly duties as well.
It would be a colossal mistake to assume some sort of collectivist or communistic solution to hunger in the world.
Whenever I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.
Men uniting in these combinations always assume such relations toward one another that the larger number take a more direct share, and the smaller number a less direct share, in the collective action for which they have combined.
The idiots also said that anyone --I assume monster --can sense me 'cause you did claim me.
Assume I never knew this underworld existed before a little over a week ago.
Kris crossed his arms, recalling the last message he'd received from his spies. They'd been certain of two demon shapeshifters infiltrating his organization. While no one knew who they'd replaced, one thing was clear: he couldn't assume people were who he thought they were.
Since it's your first time, I assume you want to know if it will be painful.
Was she encouraging Alex to assume a paternal role, or was she merely old-fashioned enough to think that men and women had specific roles?
"So he sent you here to assume a position my people would respect while sweeping the way clear for Memon to enter and destroy all?" she continued.
Further, assume the best job pays the most and is the most fun, and the worst job pays the least and is the least fun.
First, it would be tempting to assume the person hauling manure can only do that, and if that job disappeared he would have no useful skills.
The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right.
It was this: the Emperor did not assume the title of commander-in-chief, but disposed of all the armies; the men around him were his assistants.
But however small the units it takes, we feel that to take any unit disconnected from others, or to assume a beginning of any phenomenon, or to say that the will of many men is expressed by the actions of any one historic personage, is in itself false.
He sent you here to kill me and assume my position.
By what logic would anyone assume it will not go to zero?
Two millennia later, it is fair to assume that humans are still capable of this kind of memory.
The officer evidently had complete control of his face, and while Kutuzov was turning managed to make a grimace and then assume a most serious, deferential, and innocent expression.
He did not know that Natasha's soul was overflowing with despair, shame, and humiliation, and that it was not her fault that her face happened to assume an expression of calm dignity and severity.
Each of the three armies had its own commander-in-chief, but there was no supreme commander of all the forces, and the Emperor did not assume that responsibility himself.
Historians of the third class assume that the will of the people is transferred to historic personages conditionally, but that the conditions are unknown to us.
I can only assume the powder you found in my pocket was powdered sugar.
"I don't know. It's my curse and sometimes, my blessing. I'm immune to young magic," Katie explained. "I assume this tree isn't that old."
I assume the Colombians think the family tried to rip them off and the family figures it the other way around.
One can only assume it would be substantially more if it were to be leveled with a nuclear device.
I assume that virtually everyone working in defense industries believes they are serving their country and protecting freedom.
But let's adopt the cynic's view for a moment and assume people in these corporations are chiefly concerned about their financial benefit, not about human suffering, when it comes to war.
On the other hand, it would be a pledge to the world that we intend to stand by our declaration of war, and give Cuba to the Cubans, as soon as we have fitted them to assume the duties and responsibilities of a self-governing people....
We are bothered a good deal by people who assume the responsibility of the world when God is neglectful.
As the conversation began to assume a loftier and grander tone, we gradually shoved our chairs farther apart till they touched the wall in opposite corners, and then commonly there was not room enough.
Ice has its grain as well as wood, and when a cake begins to rot or "comb," that is, assume the appearance of honeycomb, whatever may be its position, the air cells are at right angles with what was the water surface.
Only then did she remember how she must behave at a ball, and tried to assume the majestic air she considered indispensable for a girl on such an occasion.
People have called this kind of war "guerrilla warfare" and assume that by so calling it they have explained its meaning.
The war of 1812, besides its national significance dear to every Russian heart, was now to assume another, a European, significance.
If she said he was responsive, Claudette would assume something was going on.
I'd assume no one would believe me and I'd be at a loss to prove what I saw.
I assume they have strong suspicions as well.
You assume we French all eat croissants, Pierre complained.
Assume you win your bet.
"I'll assume that's a yes," he said with a faint smile.
Should I assume something happened to her?
She had chosen him partly for his ability to assume control while keeping everyone's best interest in mind... and partly because he aroused a passion she never knew existed.
She had to be, or he wouldn't have been able to assume her role as Death.
All of this would assume that you've decided you have no further use for me.
I assume it.s the same for you.
I assume one day it hatches.
He seemed to assume she was staying for good, and she didn't know how to tell him A'Ran had given her a choice she hadn't yet made.
We see with our eyes many people doing mind-numbingly boring jobs and assume that is all they are capable of doing.
Women aren't supposed to assume a man's role.
No. I can only assume that they made it to Ashley.
"Assume I know nothing about Ireland," he said, amused.
Only a very few of them can assume the form of another human.
A few can assume forms, but they.re rare, he said.
Ne'Rin didn't have the mind for battle planning, another reason A'Ran hesitated to assume the worst about him.
Such is the reply historians who assume that the collective will of the people is delegated to rulers under conditions which they regard as known.
"I assume if you had good news for me, we wouldn't be here," Darian said, glancing at his friend.
Since Carmen had been the one to initiate that adoption, it was safe to assume she was over her adoption phobia.