Learning English Phrases Everyday(54)

1. presume

Today we are going to learn “presume”. It means to think that something is true, although you are not certain.
eg:
(1) Each of you will make a speech, I presume?
(2) We must not presume too mush on the reliability of such sources.

2. auction

Another word is “auction”. It means a public meeting where land, buildings, paintings etc are sold to the person who offers the most money for them.
eg:
(1) This week 14 of his paintings were put up for auction.
(2) He came back with the book from the auction.

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