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You're doing well vs you do well Options
Jigneshbharati
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2018 4:15:39 AM
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I hope you're doing well
and
I hope you do well
Please explain the use of the present progressive vs present simple in both examples.
NKM
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2018 11:12:37 AM

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Jigneshbharati wrote:
I hope you're doing well
and
I hope you do well
Please explain the use of the present progressive vs present simple in both examples.

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"I hope you're doing well" is about how well you're doing now.

"I hope you do well" is about how well you may do in the future (because of what "hope" means in this usage).

Jigneshbharati
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2018 1:06:40 PM
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