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English definition of “take it for granted”

take it for granted

B2 to believe that something is true without checking or thinking about it: [+ (that)] I took it for granted that we'd be invited .Guesses and assumptions
(Definition of take it for granted from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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