Which sentence below is correct? Or, are they both wrong?
a) I hope the sign means for a good news, not a bad one.
b) I hope the sign means for a good news, not for a bad one.
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I hope this is for me, not you. <-- To me this implies that you are speaking to a friend, and you're hoping that it's for you and not for them. This seems like it would be said with a joking tone.
I hope this is for me, not for you. <-- This is similar to the first one, however it would be said with a more serious tone.
I hope this is for me, but not for you. <-- Finally, this one is where you would say it and mean it to whoever you're speaking to.