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    #1

    I'd be happy to think ...

    Hi

    Does the phrase: I'd be happy to think that you were right mean that I would be happy if you were right?

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    Re: I'd be happy to think ...

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    Does the phrase: I'd be happy to think that you were right mean that I would be happy if you were right?
    Yes, with the added implication that I think you are probably wrong.

    Rover

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