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    Cool i was thinking

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    Can "was thinking" and "thought" be used interchangeably in this case, please? :

    "For next week, I've prepared a presentation about our company because I thought/I was thinking you'd find it useful".

    Thanks a lot
    Will

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    Re: i was thinking

    I recommend you not use 'was thinking' in this case. Sounds like you were thinking it would be useful, but now maybe you are thinking something else.

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    Re: i was thinking

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Can "was thinking" and "thought" be used interchangeably in this case, please? :

    "For next week, I've prepared a presentation about our company because I thought/I was thinking you'd find it useful".

    Thanks a lot
    Will
    In the context presented, either would be OK, but I would prefer simple past, "thought".

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