Expression of the week: take (something) for granted


“Take (something) for granted.”

Portuguese equivalent:” não dar o devido valor (a algo)”, por acreditar que é perfeitamente normal e merecido.

Sample sentences:

“Aviation takes kerosene for granted, but one day it won’t be available anymore”.

“That co-pilot was taken for granted by the company. They didn’t make him captain, so he left”.

Don’t take for granted that you will be promoted in a year. If you don’t reach level 4, it may take longer”.

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