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## think, believe, hope

Do you think it's going to rain over the weekend?

A.I don't believe.

B.I believe not so.

C.I don't believe it.

D.I believe not.

E. I think so.

F. I think not.

G. I don't think so.

H. I hope so.

I. I hope not.

J. I don't know.

Please pick the possible choice(s) and explain your answers one by one even though some of them are inappropriate.

Thanks

2. ## Re: think, believe, hope

I think so.
I don't think so.
I hope so.
I hope not.

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## Re: think, believe, hope

Hi RB.

Why? I expect you or someone else's explanations.

4. ## Re: think, believe, hope

Somebody asks me if it is going to rain over the weekend. I think it will rain. I say:
I think so.
Somebody asks me if it is going to rain over the weekend. I don't think it will rain.I say:
I don't think so.
Somebody asks me if it is going to rain over the weekend. I am hoping for rain. I say:
I hope so.
Somebody asks me if it is going to rain over the weekend. I am hoping it won't rain. I say:
I hope not.

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## Re: think, believe, hope

Hi RB.

Do you think it's going to rain over the weekend?
= Do you think that it's going to rain over the weekend ?

The question can be separated into two parts.

I. Do you think? ---> main clause.

II. that it's going to rain over the weekend.-->subordinate clause.

The main focus of the question is 'do you think' , therefore the answer should be

1. YES, I THINK SO.

2. NO, I DON'T THINK SO.