take for granted
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take for granted(
teyk
 
fawr
 
grahn
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tihd
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. dar por hecho
Our relationship isn't something you can take for granted.Nuestra relación no es algo que puedas dar por hecho.
b. subestimar
This is a wonderful opportunity. Don't take it for granted.Esta es una maravillosa oportunidad. No la subestimes.
c. dar por sentado
The candidate mistakenly took the support of the working class for granted.El candidato dio por sentado el apoyo de la clase trabajadora y se equivocó.
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