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Exercise 1 - Understanding meaning
Assume means to believe that something is true, even if you do not have enough evidence to prove that it is true.

For example:

He usually comes to work at exactly 8 o' clock, so if he is not here yet, I assume his train was late.

Assumptions are the building blocks of scientific theories. Scientists do experiments to examine if something that they assume is true really is true.
Which answers below are closest to the meaning of assume?
Click on the 3 correct answers.

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