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Autor:  On Spec
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  02/MAR/2009 6:23 PM
Assunto:  Assume
 
Mensagem: 

You don’t have to use the base form

I assume that man is innocent.

can't assume the suspects are guilty

 

I suppose it is a subjunctive relic – talking about a future proposition; a putative fact


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Assume  –  Henry  02/MAR/2009, 6:07 PM
 Assume  –  On Spec  02/MAR/2009, 6:23 PM

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