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    Default Re: Hope/Wish

    Dear bhaisahab:
    So that mean I cannot use "hope" to express something in the past?

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    Default Re: Hope/Wish

    You cannot hope in the present for something you already know did not happen in the past.

    This is possible: John was taking his driving test yesterday. I hope he passed.

    Here your present hope is that you will hear in some way that he passed.
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    I got it now. Thank you very much 5jj.

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