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    Cool Hope+present

    Hello !

    When can we use the present simple tense after "to hope"?

    I hope you'll like it! or I hope you like it!

    Thank you.
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    Re: Hope+present

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello !

    When can we use the present simple tense after "to hope"?

    I hope you'll like it! or I hope you like it!

    Thank you.
    W
    It depends on the context. For example, if you hand a present to a friend, but she isn't going to open it immediately, you would say "I hope you'll like it [when you open it]". However, if she opens it immediately while you are there, you would say "I hope you like it".

    You can often use the present tense with "I hope".

    I hope I have some cheese in the fridge.
    I hope my car is OK.

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