B2 First Vocabulary:
Take (something) for granted
“Take (something) for granted” is a B2 level phrase that means to not show that you are grateful for someone or something, and forget that you are lucky to have them.
Below are examples of how 'Take (something) for granted' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Reading and Use of English Part 4:
I don’t think Sarah realises how lucky she his to live by the sea.
I think Sarah takes living …………………………
Speaking Part 4:
Examiner: “How different do you think life is now compared to one hundred years ago?”
Candidate: “Well, I think people take a lot for granted nowadays, like the fact that we have so many treatments for diseases that one hundred years ago would probably have killed people…”