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    dilodi83 is offline Senior Member
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    Default to think - to suspect

    Are both these two verbs - to think and to suspect - suitable in this sentence?

    I strongly.............. that her current enthusiasm is not going to last.

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    Default Re: to think - to suspect

    Suspect is good.

    I guess "strongly think" might be possible, but we don't usually say that.

    A common phrase is "strongly believe".

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    Default Re: to think - to suspect

    Use "suspect". "I strongly think" is an uncommon phrase at it sounds wrong to me.

    PS: freezeframe was quicker. I'll add that "strongly think" gets only four hits in a BYU corpus search.

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