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    Darlene Guest

    Default be sure of ing or that clause

    hello, guys
    i'd like to know if the following sentences mean the same thing.

    1] I'm sure i'll succeed.
    2] I'm sure of success.
    3] I'm sure of suceeding.
    4] I'm sure to succeed.

    i owe you guys a lot!!

  2. #2
    SithCloud Guest

    Default Re: be sure of ing or that clause

    Quote Originally Posted by Darlene
    hello, guys
    i'd like to know if the following sentences mean the same thing.

    1] I'm sure i'll succeed.
    2] I'm sure of success.
    3] I'm sure of suceeding.
    4] I'm sure to succeed.

    i owe you guys a lot!!
    Well... to me it looks like

    1) Somewhere in the future
    2) A general statement
    3) Succeeding in something at that time
    4) Again a general statement

    Then again, I'm not an English teacher :]

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