Poll: Be careful what you wish for, lest it ____ true.

Be careful what you wish for, lest it ____ true.

come
comes

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  • Added: December 2007

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sinan

it is true to use ''lest it should come true.

Christopher Fairs

Lest is followed by the subjunctive tense. It means 'in order that ...should (not) + verb. So it should, in this case be 'come true'. The negative is built into the word 'lest' so another negative should not be used in the same expression (lest it negate the original meaning).

Angel

it must be.......................comes

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