Definition of 'take for granted'
Example sentences containing 'take for granted'
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And they don't know us, so they can't take for granted we'd no possible motive for doing such a thing. THE OTHER DEVIL'S NAME (2001)He climbed back under the duvet, nervous as a schoolboy before the weekly ritual they had learnt the hard way not to take for granted. FORESTS OF THE NIGHT (2001)The crack and the manners and all the things you take for granted that I dinna have. AN OLDER WOMAN (2001)
And eggs, and butter, and all the things people back home take for granted. FLASH POINT (2001)
Definition of take for granted from the Collins English Dictionary
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