I don't suppose

I don't suppose

Used as an introduction to a request that the speaker knows would please or benefit them but would likely be undesirable or annoying for the listener to carry out. A: "Well, what would you like to do this evening?" B: "I don't suppose you'd like to see that new sci-fi movie with me?" I know today is your day off, but I don't suppose you could find the time to mow the lawn?
See also: suppose
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