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Enjoy your holiday. I hope ____ time. In the sentence "Enjoy your holiday. I hope ____ time." The key says: "Enjoy your holiday. I hope YOU HAVE A GOOD time." Is it correct to say using "will": "Enjoy your holiday. I hope YOU will HAVE A GOOD time." Why not?
Feb 25, 2017 2:07 PM
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Yes.It's okay to say I hope you will have a good time
February 25, 2017
I´m learning too. Sasha. I think that it is correct: Enjoy your holiday. I hope that you have a good time. "will have" it is future, and you are affirming this.
February 25, 2017
In your comment you say 'I think we can't use "will" in the sentence. But I can't explain why'. You might be thinking of a different context, as in adverbial clauses introduced by "if", "when", "until", and the like. For example, we say "When you arrive in Paris, give us a call", not "When you will arrive ...". "I hope" however creates a noun clause, and it can have "will" to express a future event. Here's a passage from a song ("Desperadoes Under the Eaves") that illustrates this point. - And if California slides into the ocean, ("if" adverbial clause - no "will") - like the mystics and statistics say it will, (noun clause - "will") - I predict this motel will be standing until I pay my bill ("will" in the noun clause after"predict", no "will" after "until I")
February 25, 2017
You're welcome, Sasha.
February 26, 2017
Thank you, Jerry!!
February 25, 2017
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