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    #1

    ... hoping it won't be long until you're feeling completely well again.

    If I wish someone speedy recovery from an illness by writing the following message.

    Thinking of you and hoping it won't be long until you're feeling completely well again.

    Is until the correct preposition? Thanks.

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    Re: ... hoping it won't be long until you're feeling completely well again.

    Before could also be used, but I would always say until. Until is the better of the two in my opinion.

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    Re: ... hoping it won't be long until you're feeling completely well again.

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    Before could also be used, but I would always say until. Until is the better of the two in my opinion.
    Thanks, Probus.

    Thinking of you and hoping it won't be long when you're feeling completely well again.

    Is 'when' suitable, too?

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    Re: ... hoping it won't be long until you're feeling completely well again.

    No. When is incorrect in this context..

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