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    After "i thought"

    Hello people,

    I am writing an email and need you help. Which one is correct:
    I thought our status would be available by the end of March, or
    I thought our status WILL be available by the endof March.

    Thanks for help.

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    Re: After "i thought"

    Quote Originally Posted by Khajak Vahanyan View Post
    Hello people,

    I am writing an email and need you help. Which one is correct:
    I thought our status would be available by the end of March, or
    I thought our status WILL be available by the endof March.

    Thanks for help.
    * Not a teacher

    The first one. Back-shifting is necessary here.

    I thought our status would be available by the end of March.

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    Re: After "i thought"

    Quote Originally Posted by Khajak Vahanyan View Post
    Hello people,

    I am writing an email and need you help. Which one is correct:
    I thought our status would be available by the end of March, or
    I thought our status WILL be available by the endof March.

    Thanks for help.
    Welcome to Using English. The first one is correct. If you want to use "will", you will have to change the sentence to present tense by substituting "think" for "thought".

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