Which is correct:
"i think you will come to work today" or "i thought you will come to work today"?

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i think you will come to work today

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English.

This phrase is used to express a present belief or opinion about a future event.

Examples:

  • I think you will come to work today as scheduled.
  • I think you will come to work today even though it's raining.
  • I think you will come to work today because of the important meeting.
  • I think you will come to work today, but let me know if you can't.
  • I think you will come to work today unless something unexpected happens.

i thought you will come to work today

This phrase is incorrect in English. "Thought" should be followed by "would" instead of "will" when expressing a past belief or assumption.

Incorrect usage. Use "I thought you would come to work today" instead.

Alternatives:

  • I thought you would come to work today.
  • I thought you would be at work today.
  • I thought you would show up for work today.
  • I thought you would come in today.
  • I thought you would come to the office today.
The correct phrase is "I think you will come to work today." The use of "think" indicates a present belief or opinion about a future event. On the other hand, "I thought you will come to work today" is incorrect because "thought" should be followed by "would" instead of "will" when expressing a past belief or assumption.

Last updated: March 28, 2024

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