take someone for granted

take someone for granted
take someone for granted phrase
to expect someone to always be there and do things for you even when you do not show that you are grateful

I shouted at my boss because I’m sick of being taken for granted.

Thesaurus: ungrateful and not showing gratitudesynonym
Main entry: grant

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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