Which of the following answers is correct?

1. Yes, it will.

2. Yes, it will be.

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fujibei posted:

Which of the following answers is correct?

1. Yes, it will.
2. Yes, it will be.

Hi, Fujibei—Both answers are correct. Verb phrase ellipsis can occur after a modal ("It will [be sunny tomorrow]") and after copula "be" ("It will be [sunny tomorrow]"). If (2) is used, the stress will (and should) fall on "will," not "be."

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