English version

I’d like to think/believe (that)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishI’d like to think/believe (that)I’d like to think/believe (that)used to say that you wish or hope something is true, when you are not sure that it is I’d like to think that we offer an excellent service. I would like to believe that the company can be successful in the future. like
Examples from the Corpus
I’d like to think/believe (that)But I 'd like to think that gallantry isn't dead.Dad and I clashed more than I 'd like to think about.I 'd like to think Beardsley and Wright will get the nod and Graham doesn't get it wrong again.I 'd like to think that it does have some meaning.It is a novelty record in some respects, although I 'd like to think it's a lot deeper than that too.Perhaps it wasn't very subtle, but I 'd like to think it was funny.I'd like to think I know a little about airplanes.I'd like to believe that he's telling the truth.
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