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Hi, If "He was to die in 1940." is to: "He died in 1940." then is: "He was to flourish into one of Hollywood's brightest stars by the 1940s." to "He had flourished into one of Hollywood's brightest stars by the 1940s."? Thank you.
|Clive A small note.|
To me, 'flourish into' sounds a bit odd.
eg flourish and become
|SuperESL Thank you for your advice. I suppose, alternatively, I can also consider "blossom into."|
(1) "He was to become the president in 1940."
(2) "He was to become the president by 1940."
Is it correct to say that while the first example states ...
SuperESLthe all-seeing point of viewThis is perhaps a misnomer. At least I believe you are taking it in a way that is different from how I meant it. I meant the viewpoint of someone who knows what the future of a past situation will eventually be, even though that future ...
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|Anonymous Just use 'Take It Away, Paul!' for #2 |
|Anonymous To Mister Micawber,|
Thank you for your quick response and kind suggestions. I truly appreciate your help!
|Anonymous Thank you for your kind help. Chiaki|
The Nepali word of 'go' would be 'janu'. Or. The Nepali word of 'go' is 'janu'. Which one is more correct? How does 'would' work in the sentence? (It's not a conditional, right?) Please explain.
|tenjing Please explain briefly. I know very well about using 'would' with conditionals and with the meaning of continuous past actions such as, every week I came to my house, he would give me chocolates. But the sentence above is neither a conditional ...|
|Blue Jay Neither is correct as written. |
The Nepali word for 'go' would be 'janu'.
The Nepali word for 'go' is 'janu'.
I'm not sure how would works here. The dictionary offers the sense of expressing an opinion, which I suppose this is, but I expected to find ...
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