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Old July 12, 2019, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by poli View Post
I think sometimes people use the verb pasar.
True Poli. But in this case, "pasar" introduces an ambiguity in the meaning, since we also use it for something that is over; so if you say "espero que pase pronto", most people would believe you're expecting something to end soon (like "I hope it passes quickly"). That's why "ocurrir", "suceder", "acontecer" (much more formal), are better choices.
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