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I don't suppose

FORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase I don't suppose

Meaning

You can use this to politely ask a question or make a request.

For example

  • "I don't suppose I could change my flight, could I?"
    "You'll have to pay a penalty, I'm afraid."

  • "I don't suppose you'd be willing to give me raise, would you?"
    "Of course I wouldn't! Get back to work!"

Quick Quiz

The thief said to the judge, "I don't suppose you could

a. forgive me, your Honour?"

b. find me guilty, your Honour?"

c. send me to jail, your Honour?"

Contributor: Matt Errey