take for granted

08:39 Jun 7, 2003
English to Farsi (Persian) translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: take for granted
take for granted
militia (X)
Local time: 02:44
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5 +31- qadr nadAnestan, arzesh qA'el nabudan, 2- farz kardan, badihi pendAshtan, paziroftan
Ali Beikian
Adel Aghdasi (X)



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1- qadr nadAnestan, arzesh qA'el nabudan, 2- farz kardan, badihi pendAshtan, paziroftan

This idiom is used in two different meanings as follows:

1- take sb/sth for granted: to be so familiar with sb/sth that one no longer appreciates their full value
(qadr nadAnestan, ahammiyat nadAdan, arj nanahAdan, arzesh qA'el nabudan)
a)In this country we take freedom of speech for granted.
translation: dar in mamlekat qadr-e AzAdi-ye bayAn ra nemidAnand.
b)Don't take his companionship for granted.
translation: qadr-e mosAhebat bA ?u rA bedAn.
c)He never praises his wife; he just takes her for granted.
translation: hich vaqt az khAnomesh ta'rif nemikone; dar vAqe'a aslan barAsh arzeshi qA'el nist.

2- take sth for granted: to assume sth to be true
(farz kardan, paziroftan, mosallam pendAshtan, badihi engAshtan)
I take it for granted that you've read this book from A to Z.
translation: farz mikonam in ketAb rA az avval tA Akhar khAnde'i.

Ali Beikian
Local time: 02:44
Native speaker of: Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi), Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian)
PRO pts in pair: 1228

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agree  Mollanazar
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agree  elahe (X)
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