One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to express hesitant agreement.‘‘You see I have to do this?’ ‘I suppose so.’’
- ‘‘Um, I suppose so,’ he answers, a bit uncertain.’
- ‘Yes, yes, I suppose so and people could have asked that.’
- ‘‘Well, I suppose so,’ she affirmed uncertainly.’
- ‘Jon did not see any suspicion in this question, so he replied calmly, ‘Yes, I suppose so.’’
- ‘Um, I suppose so, though I haven't made any plans.’
- ‘Well, if you want to think of it that way, I suppose so, but never entirely.’
- ‘Well, I suppose so, but sometimes it's okay to let the veneer crack.’
- ‘‘I'd never really thought about it that way,’ said Brother Daniel, ‘but I suppose so, yes.’’
- ‘‘Well, yeah, I suppose so,’ she agreed resentfully.’
- ‘Well, I suppose so, but one gets accustomed to it.’
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