Gems of Wisdom: Keep life as simple as possible and…

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Jack Scholes

Keep life as simple as possible and enjoy to the full the simple wonders and beauties which are there for all to share, but which are so often taken for granted.

Eilleen Caddy

To take somebody or something for granted

To be so used to a person or a situation that you do not appreciate them, or recognize their true value any more and do not show that you are grateful.

  • Teenagers tend to take their parents for granted.

Cf. Expressões Idiomáticas: TAKE FOR GRANTED
Cf. Falsos Cognatos: PARENT

To take it for granted (that …)

To expect something always to happen or exist or believe something is true without first making sure that it is.

  • We just take it for granted that we will always have enough food to eat.
  • They live together, so I just took it for granted that they were a couple.

Cf. Gramática: Graus dos adjetivos e advérbios
Cf. Mais Frases Célebres

Referência: “Gems of Wisdom – Inspirational Messages to Enhance the Quality of Your Life and Improve Your English” de Jack Scholes – Disal Editora, 2007. Leia a resenha. Compre na Disal ou no Submarino.

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