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I suppose (so)
An expression of vague affirmation or assent. A: "It's starting to get dark out, should we start heading home?" B: "I suppose so." Bob: "You look a little down today. Everything alright?" Mary: "I suppose. I've just been feeling vaguely melancholy lately."
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I suppose so
I reluctantly agree, I guess so, as in Do you want tickets to the concert?-I suppose so, or Do you think it's going to rain?-I suppose so. [Mid-1500s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
I supˈpose soused for showing that you agree but you are not happy about it: ‘Can I borrow the car?’ ‘Yes, I suppose so, but be careful.’ ♢ ‘Can I invite him to the party?’ ‘I suppose so.’
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