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    #1

    Question Which choice is correct?

    Question:
    A: Don't forget to send a postcard from France.

    Choices:
    1) Fine, I can.
    2) Sure, but I won't.
    3) Okay, I won't.
    4) No problem, I will.

    I get a bit confused about the third choice and the fourth choice.

    Point 1:
    Okay, I won't (forget). vs No problem, I will (forget).
    Answer is 3)

    Point 2:
    Oky, I won't (send a postcard from France). vs No problem, I will (send a postcard from France).
    Answer is 4)

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    Re: Which choice is correct?

    I think you should go for the 4'th.

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    Re: Which choice is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by sula54
    Question:
    A: Don't forget to send a postcard from France.

    Choices:
    1) Fine, I can.
    2) Sure, but I won't.
    3) Okay, I won't.
    4) No problem, I will.

    I get a bit confused about the third choice and the fourth choice.

    Point 1:
    Okay, I won't (forget). vs No problem, I will (forget).
    Answer is 3)

    Point 2:
    Oky, I won't (send a postcard from France). vs No problem, I will (send a postcard from France).
    Answer is 4)
    I'd use number three- 'I won't forget'- because the first speaker is reminding the person, so the key point is confirming that you won't forget.


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    Re: Which choice is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by sula54
    Question:
    A: Don't forget to send a postcard from France.

    Choices:
    1) Fine, I can.
    2) Sure, but I won't.
    3) Okay, I won't.
    4) No problem, I will.

    I get a bit confused about the third choice and the fourth choice.

    Point 1:
    Okay, I won't (forget). vs No problem, I will (forget).
    Answer is 3)

    Point 2:
    Oky, I won't (send a postcard from France). vs No problem, I will (send a postcard from France).
    Answer is 4)
    I think i´d go for number 3 if i don´t want to forget to send it to France!! lol
    but if feel like you don´t feel like sending it, then go for number 4, since it implies that you will forget to send it to France

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    #5

    Re: Which choice is correct?

    but in such way he has to change the first term ' no problem '

    and should say ; Oh it's problem , I will forget '

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    #6

    Re: Which choice is correct?

    but if feel like you donīt feel like sending it, then go for number 4, since it implies that you will forget to send it to France
    ............

    but in such way he has to change the first term ' no problem '

    and should say ; Oh it's problem , I will forget '

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    Re: Which choice is correct?

    I'd also choose 3) over 4).

    Max: Don't forget to send a postcard.
    Pat: Okay, I won't (forget). main verb: forget
    Sam: No problem, I will (forget).

    There's also puntuation to consider, which if we changed it would make 4) correct:

    Sam: No problem. (I won't forget.) I will (send you a postcard).

    Additionally, there could be an implied reminder, say, "Remember", which again would make 4) correct.

    Max: Remember, don't forget to send a postard.
    Pat: No problem, I will (remember). main verb: remember
    Sam: Okay, I won't (remember).
    Sam: Okay. (I will remember). I won't (forget to send you a postcard).

    In short, 3) is still the best choice:

    Max: Don't forget to send a postcard.
    Pat: Okay, I won't (forget to do that)
    Sam: Okay, I won't (send you one). play on word order

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    #8

    Re: Which choice is correct?

    I'd rather you chose the third option.
    Do not forget..... I will not .....(I promise)
    Don't/I won't

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    Re: Which choice is correct?

    Why not simply add the appropriate verb to avoid confusion.
    3. No, I won't forget.
    4. OK, I'll send it.

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