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    Future in the past

    'I was sure that he would resolve the problem.'
    May the sentence imply that when the speaker is uttering this sentence the problem is not resolved yet by "he"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Future in the past

    Quote Originally Posted by Explorer View Post
    'I was sure that he would resolve the problem.'
    May the sentence imply that when the speaker is uttering this sentence the problem is not resolved yet by "he"?

    Thank you.
    It could imply either that the problem has been solved or that it hasn't been solved.

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