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    Smile less/for fear that it might rain.

    I took an umbrella with me lest that/for fear that it might rain.
    I took an umbrella with me lest that/for fear that it should rain.



    Do all of the above sound right? Thanks.

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    Default Re: less/for fear that it might rain.

    I took an umbrella with me lest it rain.
    I took an umbrella with me for fear that it would rain. (I wouldn't use "should" there. Perhaps that is an AE/BE difference.)

    Also:
    I took an umbrella with me because I though it might rain.
    ~R

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    Default Re: less/for fear that it might rain.

    Thanks, Ron.

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