taken for granted

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Adj.1.taken for granted - evident without proof or argument; "an axiomatic truth"; "we hold these truths to be self-evident"
obvious - easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "obvious errors"
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I am always here but I have my hours," said the old woman, as if her convenience were not to be taken for granted.
Not if you go above, on the second floor," she answered with a little startled air, as if she had rather taken for granted I would know my proper place.
Now, should any letters or other documents of a compromising character be found upon him, will it not be taken for granted that all who uphold him are his accomplices?
It functions as actively, no doubt, but the rhythm is different," he reflected, recalling the cool composure with which the young man had announced his engagement, and taken for granted that his family would approve.
However, as she very logically remarked, there must have been SOME young person in that way of business who had made a fortune without having anything to begin with, and that being taken for granted, why should not Kate do the same?
It is not assumed and taken for granted that being there they must be evil-disposed and wicked people, before whose vicious eyes it is necessary to flourish threats and harsh restraints.
I became somewhat embarrassed, for I was used to being taken for granted by my elders.
That her fears had taken for granted suspicion which Emily had not felt, and discoveries which Emily had (as yet) not made, in no way modified the serious nature of the inference which her conduct justified.
In fact, I am amazed at the number of people who still support Labour in the North East as we have been taken for granted like the Scots.
Kroes added that when even the phone of the chancellor is not sacred, that trust can never again be taken for granted, the report added.
The anger of Kashmiris and peace in Kashmir cannot be taken for granted," he added.
Simply saying 'thank you' will go a long way to ensuring that people don't feel taken for granted.