The use of -ing in this case

by Muhammad
(Egypt)

"In the end; I hope you to achieve great success in your life hoping Allah giving you peace of mind."


Is the sentence correct and the use of -ing form in "hoping" and "giving"?

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May 13, 2011
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by: Ola Zur

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May 11, 2011
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by: Muhammad

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May 06, 2011
Answer
by: Ola Zur

Hi,

There are a few corrections I would like to make regarding this sentence:

"In the end; I hope you to achieve great success in your life hoping Allah giving you peace of mind."

1) "In the end;"

You've put a semicolon ( ; ). There is really no need. The semicolon should be used to separate related sentences, or items in a list.

"In the end" is not a complete sentence and it is not an item in a list :)

2) I assume you meant to say that as the last thing you want to wish is great success, etc.

The best word for is "Finally."

3) "I hope you to achieve"

There should be no "to" after "I hope you."

The reason for this is that "I hope you will achieve" is actually a short form of "I hope that you will achieve."

And you can?t say "I hope that you to achieve," right? :)

4) "hoping Allah giving you peace of mind."

A conjunction (connecting word) is missing.

Also, who is hoping?

So, here is the fully corrected sentence:

"Finally, I hope you will achieve great success in your life, and I hope Allah will give you peace of mind."

I hope this helps :)

Click her for more data on using gerunds and infinitives.

Ola Zur is the editor of www.really-learn-english.com, an illustrated guide to English.


May 05, 2011
thank you very much
by: Muhammad

I think your sentence should be corrected as following:

-In the end; I hope you achieve great success in your life hoping Allah gives you peace of mind."

OR

-In the end; I hope you achieve great success in your life and hope Allah gives you peace of mind."

After HOPE we need a verb in the infinitive without to, not an -ing form.
_________________________________________________
Firstly, Thank you

You inform me that "Hope" followed by to + infinitive , but you here put the verb in a present simple not in infinitive.
(hope Allah gives)
Can I know more about your opinion?

Apr 29, 2011
The use of -ing-
by: Selma

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Apr 29, 2011
The use of -ing in this case
by: Majid

Hello Mohammad

I think your sentence should be corrected as following:

-In the end; I hope you achieve great success in your life hoping Allah gives you peace of mind."

OR

-In the end; I hope you achieve great success in your life and hope Allah gives you peace of mind."

After HOPE we need a verb in the infinitive without to, not an -ing form.

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