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    #1

    hoping

    Dear teachers,

    Will it be correct to say,

    “I turn down many offers, hoping to stay close with my family”

    Is it correct grammar to say so? If not, please help me correct the sentence. Thank you

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    #2

    Re: hoping

    How about:
    I turn down many offers as I want/hope to stay close to my family.

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