take sb/sth for granted Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
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take sb/sth for granted

B2 to not show that you are grateful for someone or something, and forget that you are lucky to have them: Most of us take our freedom for granted.Relieved and thankful
Translations of “take sb/sth for granted”
in Russian принимать как должное…
in Turkish doğal karşılamak, olağan kabul etmek…
in Polish nie doceniać kogoś/czegoś…
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