186 – Suppose vs Be Supposed To – Grammar Lesson

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I'm not supposed to eat such a big breakfast...

I’m not supposed to eat such a big breakfast…

I suppose you are going to enjoy this podcast! Suppose and be supposed to are two words that are often confused by a lot of English learners. For today’s English lesson, let’s look at how to use these two words in English conversation and writing

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Here are the example sentences:

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Suppose
  • It’s raining hard, so I suppose that there will be traffic.
  • I suppose you guys have a lot of questions about English.
  • Working at Happy English never really feels like work. I suppose that’s because I enjoy my job.
  • My dog happy has been following me all morning. I suppose she’s hungry.
Be Supposed To
  • I’m supposed to be at my office by 8:30 in the morning.
  • The train was supposed to be here by 10 o’clock. I wonder what happened.
  • To save energy you’re supposed to turn off the lights when you leave the room.
  • In many cultures you’re supposed to take off your shoes before you enter someone’s home.

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