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Common Mistakes and Confusing Words in English

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assume
vs
know
vs
think

To assume is a regular verb that means to suppose something to be true, but without proof.

For example:-

I assume you're here to learn English.

To know is an irregular verb that means to be absolutely certain or sure about something, usually through observation, inquiry, or information.

For example:-

You know you should practise English every day, but you never seem to have the time.

To think is an irregular verb that means to have a particular opinion, belief, or idea about someone or something.

For example:-

I think English is a global language.

!Note - If you need to remember which one to use, memorise this sentence:-

Why do some people assume they know what other people think about something?

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