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    #1

    Question won't or don't ?

    Hey, do I have to use won't or don't in the following sentence?

    I hope you won't ever forget me.
    I hope you don't ever forget me.

    ("me" as an example)

    I know that won't comes from will not and is for the future, but when I want to say that to someone what would you suggest?

    I appreciate your help!

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    Re: won't or don't ?

    Hi and welcome to the forums!

    Use "won't" here: I hope you will not = I hope you won't.
    Last edited by Barb_D; 25-Sep-2011 at 20:12.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: won't or don't ?

    How about solving the problem with "I hope you never forget me!"

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    Re: won't or don't ?

    Thanks for the quick answer! I'll use "wont"
    and to the second answer: yes i could say that but it would sound different, wont ever sounds more dramatic;)

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