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Postby flagofsurrender » Mon 02.16.2009 9:34 am

(Hopefully), 今日は私の仕事が忙しくない。

I'm trying to say, "Hopefully, my job will not be busy today." I think I'm pretty close.
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Re: Hopefully...

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Mon 02.16.2009 9:47 am

flagofsurrender wrote:(Hopefully), 今日は私の仕事が忙しくない。

I'm trying to say, "Hopefully, my job will not be busy today." I think I'm pretty close.


Add といい(です)(ね) to the end.
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Re: Hopefully...

Postby flagofsurrender » Mon 02.16.2009 10:00 am

今日は私の仕事が忙しくないといいですね。

Correct?
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Re: Hopefully...

Postby keatonatron » Tue 02.17.2009 11:26 am

flagofsurrender wrote:今日は私の仕事が忙しくないといいですね。

Correct?


Sure.
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Re: Hopefully...

Postby akibei » Mon 03.02.2009 1:18 pm

Let me say one thing:

~といいですね may be used when I talk about you or us.
「今日は仕事が忙しくないといいですね。」(polite)

For my job, I would say:
「今日は仕事が忙しくないといいのですが。」(polite)
「今日は仕事が忙しくないといいのですがね。」(polite)
「今日は仕事が忙しくないといいなあ。」(colloquial)
「今日は仕事が忙しくないといいんだけど。」 (colloquial)
「今日は仕事が忙しくないといいんだけどなあ。」 (colloquial)
There could be more variations depending on your age, gender, personality, and situation.

In a conversation, I would omit 私の/あなたの because it is too obvious.
”忙しくないと” can also be ”忙しくなければ” without changing the meaning.
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