you/one would think (that)

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Definition of you/one would think (that)

used to say that one believes that something is true or should be true, that a particular situation exists or should exist, that something will happen or should happen, etc.
  • You would think (that) the school would have dictionaries in the classrooms.

Word by Word Definitions

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one

would play
  1. : past tense of will

  2. : wished, desired

  3. : wish for : want

think play
  1. : to form or have in the mind

  2. : to have as an intention

  3. : to have as an opinion

  1. : an act of thinking

  1. : relating to, requiring, or stimulating thinking


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