The enthronement ceremony was held at the Seiden State hall yesterday.
I saw the Emperor wearing a formal court dress, called korozen-no-goho.
The atmosphere was so dignified that I was impressed with it.
Any way, today's presentation is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is verb suppose
Two colleagues are supposed to meet their office staff in Amsterdam.
a Amsterdam is such a beautiful city.
b Yes, it's one of the most popular tourlist destinations in Europe.
a I can understand why. I've seen videos of those colorful buildings. They're famous.
b Conference hall is not too far from here.
a When are we meeting the Amsterdam staff?
b We are supposed to meet them in 20 minutes.
a Great. I'm looking forward to talking with them today.
b Me too.
key sentence is
We are supposed to meet them in twenty minutes.
Suppose means to think or assume that something is true or probable but without proof.(theory, arguement)
He’ll be coming later, I suppose.
Suppose she left you, what would you do?
So, in this sentence, subjunctive mood 仮定法
Well, the subjunctive indicates that there’s a very low possibility, you know, suppose she left you, but I’m not saying she will, I’m saying probably she won’t in fact. But just, just suppose.
Such verb as suppose is assume.
it meens to accept without proof and
it means to take.
We can safely assume that Sheila will be elected CEO.
Let’s assume that we can raise enough money for our startup.
It is reasonable to assume that the divorce rate will continue to rise.
I assume responsibility for any decision I make.
There were good tips today's class.
If Theresa's daughter is my daughter's mother, who am I to Theresa?
(1) my self