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    danielenglish is offline Newbie
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    Default guess/presume

    Hi,

    Please clarify the usage difference

    I guess he would not come tomorrow

    I presume he would not come tomorrow


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    Default Re: guess/presume

    Firstly, I would use will there, not would. I would use presume when I thought I had a pretty good reason to think that he won't come, and guess when it was more speculative.

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    Default Re: guess/presume

    Please not much clear still

    Make it at one shot and precise

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