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I can only think/suppose/assume (that)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishI can only think/suppose/assume (that)I can only think/suppose/assume (that)spoken used when you are giving a reason for something, to say that you do not know something for certain but think that this is the only possible reason I can only assume that it was a mistake. only
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I can only think/suppose/assume (that)As for an Iguana Air, I can only assume it's a tropical airline.Now if I can only think of their name.
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