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  1. Junior Member
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    #1

    which tense is suited for this sentence?

    Hi guys,

    Here goes the actual sentence:

    "I'm confident that such an overview BE of interest for the scientific community"

    or

    "I'm confident that such an overview WILL BE of interest for the scientific community"

    thanks

    Patrizio

  2. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #2

    Re: which tense is suited for this sentence?

    I would use is/will be. I can't see the need for the present subjunctive there, though as a British English speaker I generally avoid it.

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