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    hope it all goes well

    "Good luck. I hope it all goes well"
    If I say this to someone just before their exams, would "hope" be more close to "think/believe" (as in there is a certain sense of surety) or to "wish" (anything could happen and this is just what I wish)?

    Also, is it OK to use "it" before "all" here or is the correct form "hope all goes well"? Should I omit one of those wishes? Do they come off as repetition. (The good luck and the part where I hope)
    Last edited by justlearning; 24-May-2014 at 19:24.

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    Re: hope it all goes well

    Your first sentence is fine. "Hope" does not imply surety; it does imply a "wish".

    The sentence works with or without "it".

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