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    Question to-be-husband or would-be husband?

    It's only a question.
    I'm engaged and how should I call the one how is going to be my husband. For example:
    You have to listen to me and understand me. After all, you're my to-be-husband or would-be husband?

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    Re: to-be-husband or would-be husband?

    Quote Originally Posted by Innocent Fairy View Post
    It's only a question.
    I'm engaged and how should I call the one how is going to be my husband. For example:
    You have to listen to me and understand me. After all, you're my to-be-husband or would-be husband?
    "Husband-to-be" or fianc. There's no such thing as a "to-be-husband".

    A "would-be-husband" is someone who would like to be your husband, but you haven't made a commitment, and perhaps would never consider marrying him. (This applies to a "would-be" anything. It only depends on the wishes of the person who "would be" something, and perhaps no one else agrees.)


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    Question Re: to-be-husband or would-be husband?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "Husband-to-be" or fianc. There's no such thing as a "to-be-husband".

    A "would-be-husband" is someone who would like to be your husband, but you haven't made a commitment, and perhaps would never consider marrying him. (This applies to a "would-be" anything. It only depends on the wishes of the person who "would be" something, and perhaps no one else agrees.)
    I'll rewrite my sentence.
    You have to listen to me and understand me. After all, you're my husband-to-be.
    Is this OK now?

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    Re: to-be-husband or would-be husband?

    It is correct.

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