You can influence anything, Tim, so I assume this is your idea and your window.
I shall assume that she has the normal child's capacity of assimilation and imitation.
I assume that's where I'm going.
"I assume you're here for these, not for us," she said, aware of how harsh her words sounded.
Alex was willing to assume one of those duties long before they were engaged.
And so to imagine the action of a man entirely subject to the law of inevitability without any freedom, we must assume the knowledge of an infinite number of space relations, an infinitely long period of time, and an infinite series of causes.
I assume you know the terms, since it was sealed with your power, past-Death said firmly.
I assume she knew she'd need something from me, except she had no idea who I was when we met again.
"You know, we mortals have real lives, too, or do you immortals assume we're all just sitting around waiting to have our lives intruded upon by the likes of you?" she snapped.
I assume it's not a woman's place at the Council.
I'm not upset for the reason you assume I am!
After watching the madman named Arnie last night, he knew better than to assume anything about the deceptively quiet Peak.
"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.
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?
"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.
Maybe that was why he was in such a hurry to assume husbandly duties as well.
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?
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.
By what logic would anyone assume it will not go to zero?
It would be a colossal mistake to assume some sort of collectivist or communistic solution to hunger in the world.
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.
Two millennia later, it is fair to assume that humans are still capable of this kind of memory.
The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right.
"I know the will was made, but I also know that it is invalid; and you, mon cousin, seem to consider me a perfect fool," said the princess with the expression women assume when they suppose they are saying something witty and stinging.
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.
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.
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.
I've made arrangements to have anyone watching me assume they're going with me to Colorado, he said as he rose.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.