(one) figures (that)

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(one) figures (that)

One presumes or anticipates (that); one reckons or thinks (that). If we can maintain these increasing profits, I figure that we'll be able to open a second branch by the end of the year. Mom figures it's time I moved out and found a place of my own to live.
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As such, they figure for me (though not, perhaps, for Williams) my own paradoxical and oxymoronic version of "humanity," in the way I have been trying to describe by speaking of "citationality." If Sojourner Truth is the bearer, for the white feminist theologians and theorists here, of promising ambiguity, then Hagar presents me with an ambiguous promise: that it is in our own formation, whether by oppressive structures or no, that agency paradoxically lies.
They are about - they figure - "Jasper Johns" the figure, not Jasper Johns the person.
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