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    #1

    Post which one is correct

    1.I'm not hungry.
    a.So I don't think I will have dinner tonight.
    b.So I don't eat dinner tonight.
    c.So I will eat dinner tonight.
    d.So I think I will eat dinner tonight.

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    #2

    Re: which one is correct

    Hi and welcome ,

    Please tell us your opinion first. Then we can comment if needed.

    charliedeut
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    #3

    Re: which one is correct

    thank you
    I think the answer is b.So I don't eat dinner tonight.

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    #4

    Re: which one is correct

    Hi,

    IMO, both 1 and 2 could be correct answers. 2 in the case that it's already dinner-time. 1 in the case that it's still mid-afternoon, and you believe you still won't be hungry by dinner-time.

    Note that you can also say "have dinner" instead of "eat dinner" (in a longer text, you may want to avoid repetitions).

    As a final note, be aware that such questions tend to be tricky because they lack context. A proper context would most likely help you decide the correct answer.

    charliedeut
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    #5

    Re: which one is correct

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    IMO, both 1 and 2 could be correct answers.
    I agree that the second response, b, is not impossible, but it's pretty unnatural. If it were already dinner time, then the speaker would be far more likely to say, "I am not having dinner" or "I am not eating". The first response, a, is natural at any time up to the arrival of dinner on the table.

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