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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    "be" or "become"

    Hi there, "be" or "become": which one should I use in the following context?

    "John is a very good politician. He never indulges people in corruption. His speeches touch people's feelings. I think he could be/become the next prime minister of our country."

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: "be" or "become"

    Quote Originally Posted by subhajit123 View Post
    He never indulges people in corruption.
    See above. "People" really doesn't fit there.
    I am not a teacher.

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