Now imagine yourself a very liberal Democrat, one of the 40 or so most liberal, say.
imagine 40 first-time senators taking office in the same year.
Somehow, I imagine, all of that will become a little more difficult in his new position.
imagine that the superego comes as a low-voltage father who cannot stop struggling with his bowels.
imagine living 28 years—your whole life—trapped inside the wrong body.
Now, just imagine if you said anything of that sort to the Wilcoxes.
"You could not imagine what occurred next," said the bright-faced teacher.
And how can she imagine that a servant would do it as well as you?
They won't come, to be sure; but just imagine it if they should!
I cannot imagine any other author doing for me just what the essays of Emerson did.
mid-14c., "to form a mental image of," from Old French imaginer "sculpt, carve, paint; decorate, embellish" (13c.), from Latin imaginari "to form a mental picture to oneself, imagine" (also, in Late Latin imaginare "to form an image of, represent"), from imago (see image). Sense of "suppose" is first recorded late 14c. Related: Imagined; imagining.