I posit that….

posit

When someone “posits” that person is putting forward an opinion or an argument that he believes to be true. Scientists posit many ideas or hypotheses (hipótesis). In Spanish a similar word would be “postular” o “proponer como principio que…”.

Two examples:

• Most religions posit that there is “life after death”.

• I posit that life is going to be different in many ways due to the Covid 19 virus.

So, if you are taking a Cambridge exam, for example, FIrst, Advanced or Proficiency, you may use “I posit that” rather than “I suggest that”, “I opine that”, and “I believe that”. Using a variety of such phrases will get you higher marks in the Cambridge Speaking test.

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