Woodward is supposing that the supercommittee was the only place for discussions about a bargain including revenues.
And supposing they do—will they really fight for it, thoroughly and relentlessly?
As such, there seems no compelling reason for supposing that it be listened to in respectful, forelock-tugging silence.
supposing under these circumstances I refuse to live with you?
Then, supposing his friend was safe ashore, he boarded the ship.
There are no grounds therefore for supposing that the interior parts of China are deserts.
But I was mistaken in supposing that this late conversion was going to save me.
The mistake was in supposing that this measure would be successful.
supposing that the shrinking of his nose had only been an accident before!
supposing that we had really been betrayed, or had been reported by an auxiliary cruiser, that would at least delay discovery.
early 14c., "to assume as the basis of argument," from Old French supposer "to assume," probably a replacement of *suppondre (influenced by Old French poser "put, place"), from Latin supponere "put or place under," from sub "under" + ponere "put, place" (see position). Meaning "to admit as possible, to believe to be true" is from 1520s.