My friend made a statement to which I replied

“After 2 weeks you won't have the same say.”

Now I don't know if that sentence is correct. I think

“After 2 weeks you will not have the same opinion.”

is more correct.


The latter is correct. You can rephrase your first statement to be correct by saying "After two weeks, you won't feel the same way." or as you said "After 2 weeks, you will not have the same opinion."

Edit: I see what you were going for now in the first sentence. You can say instead, "After two weeks, you won't have the same opinion.".. "The same say" doesn't make sense.

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  • The first sentence is incorrect. It doesn't make sense. – Laskio Aug 16 '19 at 20:05
  • Only time you can somewhat use say like that is by saying, "After two weeks, your say in this will be different." - But this has a different meaning. – Laskio Aug 16 '19 at 20:06
  • "After two weeks, your say in this will be different" can be used as threat almost although that sounds weird to say. That's quite hard for me to explain. Its using say as a right to contribute to a conversation, however in the context of your sentence, this would technically work and it wouldn't be a threat. I would go with the other two options I gave though. Those are the correct ways to say the sentence. – Laskio Aug 16 '19 at 20:18

The first sentence is bad, the second one is meaningful, but probably the better solution would be

“You don't have the same opinion as 2 weeks ago.”


“Your opinion is not the same as 2 weeks ago.”

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