take for granted

take sth for granted (not value or appreciate; assume that something or someone will always be there) — считать само собой разумеющимся, принимать как само собой разумеющееся

Excuse me for not introducing you to Bert. I took it for granted that you two knew each other. — Простите, что не представил Вас Берту. Считал само собой разумеющимся, что вы знакомы.

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[goes without saying ]


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..... You shouldn’t take your friend Ian for granted. He is a great person and has done a lot for you, but sometimes you don’t call him for months at a time.

..... Paul takes his health for granted. But if he doesn’t start eating healthier, it won’t last.

..... I definitely take my car for granted. When it’s in the shop, I don’t know what to do!