Have you ever heard a person say he or she can’t wait to see the future and experience it? We all know what it means and virtually every human has had that unnecessary anxiety at one time in life. It fades eventually with maturity.
However, there are times when we have to pass this particular message even in our adulthood. People build businesses, make investments, and do great things with high prospects of great yields.
Below are 15 other ways to say you can’t wait to see what the future holds.
15 Ways To Say “can’t wait to see what the future holds”
- I’m thrilled with prospects.
- I have high hopes.
- I yearn for the future.
- Tomorrow will be bright. I believe.
- I can’t wait to see tomorrow.
- I am anxious for the future.
- I await what the future brings.
- I anticipate a great future
- I can’t see the future. Yet, I yearn for it.
- I like what I see ahead of me.
- I am excited for the future.
- I can’t wait to see what comes next
- I am prepared for the future.
- I feel optimistic.
- Great things lie ahead.
I am thrilled with prospects.
When you say you are thrilled with prospects, it means you are excited by your hopes. This shows a person’s anxiety for the future.
It means you are hoping for something to happen and you are already feeling the excitement which you believe will come with the manifestation of your hopes.
This is basically about the future since a person cannot hope for what has happened or is happening at the moment. When you hear of prospects, it is what a person hopes to get from something else.
Therefore, we can consider this statement a worthy replacement for ‘Can’t wait to see what the future holds’.
I have high hopes.
When a person says he or she has high hopes, it is usually about something or a particular topic and it is always positive.
When a person says he or she can’t wait to see what the future holds, it is always positive also, even though nothing in the statement necessarily points to positivity.
A person is never anxious for something negative. When a person is constantly thinking of the future, events must be playing out in his or her head. If it is negative, a person cannot claim to be impatient for that moment.
However, when the person says he or she can’t wait to see what the future hold, the person does not know exactly what will come but is definitely hoping that it would be positive.
High hopes also refers to positivity. It is considered as a high level of optimism and can dishearten a person greatly if the result doesn’t come out as desired.
I yearn for the future.
This may be the most similar to the saying ‘Can’t wait to see what the future holds’. In both sayings, no particular topic is being pointed at. A person may have high hopes for his or her children. A person may have high hopes for his or her children.
A person may have high hopes for his or her marriage. However, when you say you yearn for the future, it is most likely pointing at yourself in the future.
The same applies when you say you can’t wait to see what the future holds, though not necessarily. You can also say you can’t wait to see what the future holds for your business or your family.
‘I yearn for the future’ is something you would most likely hear from a child or from an ignorant person. Children often yearn to grow older quickly.
At their young ages, they tend to believe that adults have more opportunities and they believe they will have more freedom and be happier when they grow up and become adults.
Even though that belief does not always turn out true, the though of it in the head of a child is usually positive. When they yearn for the future, they believe it’s positivity that awaits them.
Tomorrow will be bright. I believe it.
When a child says he or she yearns for the future, it sometimes is because the present moment does not feel good enough to him or her. However, when a person says he or she can’t wait to see what the future holds, it is often because he or she can see signs that the future will be interesting for him or her. It is rarely borne from negative feelings about the present.
When a Person says that he or she believes tomorrow will be bright, he must also have seen signs that suggest an interesting future to him.
This is slightly different from the statement it is being compared to. It declares that the future will be beautiful without showing the speaker’s anxiety. However, the words suggest hope and enthusiasm for the future.
I can’t wait to see tomorrow.
This is much similar to the option stated above but this one takes it a step further. Also, this is almost exactly the same as ‘Can’t Wait to see what the future holds’.
When a person says tomorrow will be bright, the person may have seen signs and may have reasons for saying so. However, there is an element of hope in the statement. The person has thought about it and expects the future to work out well for him or her.
While the option stated earlier this one verbally state that the speaker is anxious, this one does. You can even merge the two saying together; ‘Tomorrow is bright. I can’t wait to see tomorrow’.
I am anxious for the future.
We can consider this as a way of saying ‘Can’t wait to see what the future holds’ in different English words.
You can choose to simply express that you are anxious for the future. It implies that you can’t wait to see what tomorrow has in store for you. It may also just simply refer to one particular time in the future which you have replayed over and over again in your mind.
You can be anxious about your future car, marriage or children. In this case, you are not excited to grow into that future but into the situation or event which you have consistently thought of.
I await what the future holds.
As we compare other similar in sayings to ‘can’t wait to see what the future holds’, this saying sounds like a positive version of it. ‘I await what the future holds’ is also referring to the future but there is usually a different feeling in a person who says ‘can’t wait’ and a person who says ‘await’.
A person who can’t wait for the future is impatient for the future. This is where the difference is between this phrase and ‘can’t wait to see what the future holds’. This phrase on the other hand uses ‘await’ which means the speaker is still patient to enough to be able to wait.
Another major difference between the two sayings is that being unable to wait for the future shows the level of anxiety of a person and also suggests that the person has seen positivity in his or her future.
While awaiting the future means a person is not anxious for the future and does not exactly know whether there is positivity or not but he or she is interested in seeing the results or aftermath of an action or a sudden change.
I anticipate a great future.
This is another perfectly rephrased English version of the saying it is being compared to. As mentioned earlier, there is impatience when a person says ‘can’t wait’.
While that is equally the literal meaning of the saying, ‘Can’t wait’ is literally used to mean eager expectations of something that a person wants which can also be considered similar to impatience.
When you say ‘anticipate’, it is basically the same as being eager with a person’s expectations. We can also consider this positive since you cannot be eager for something if you don’t already have a notion about it.
When a person anticipates, he or she hopes for something and waits eagerly for it.
I can’t see the future. Yet I yearn for it.
When a child yearns for food, it is asking for it right away. While ‘Can’t wait’ can be considered as a level of exaggeration on how the speaker feels toward his or her expectations, ‘yearn’ in this statement may even be more exaggerated.
When a person yearns for something, he or she starves of it and craves.
Although the person says he or she cannot see the future, the person must have had a positive notion about what lies ahead of him or her and that notion leads to the yearning, as the person is desperate to know if that positive notion will come to pass or not
Truly, a person cannot see the future. However, we can have ideas and guesses about what is coming. Sometimes, our notions are just guided by what we want for ourselves.
I like what I see ahead of me.
Just like the saying ‘Can’t wait to see what the future holds’, this saying also talks about the future. The speaker claims to see something ahead but it is just an idea of what he or she wants or a notion that other forces have put in the person’s head.
When the speaker says he or she likes what he or she sees ahead, it means the person’s idea of the future is a positive one. The eagerness clearly shown in ‘Can’t wait to see what the future holds’ is nowhere to be found in this saying.
I am excited for the future.
When something excites a person, he or she keeps thinking about it on a positive note. This makes the saying similar to ‘Can’t wait to see what the future holds’.
Whoever says this must have positive thoughts about the future, influenced by one thing or the other from his or her surroundings. The person’s thoughts have been shaped to satisfy him or her and the person does not doubt how possible it is for the future to arrive just as hoped.
I can’t wait to see what comes next.
When a person says ‘future’, it usually refers to a time that’s still far from the present moment. That is what makes this saying different from the one it is being compared to.
The use of ‘what comes next’ slightly implies that this ‘future’ is near and the person does not have an idea of what will come. The use of ‘Can’t wait’ suggests that the person is eager for the time to come quickly.
That may be because the present moment is connected or close to the ‘next’ being referred to. For example, if a series of surprises are been shown to me and I know it’s not the end, I can guess that the next surprise will be positive.
I may also guess that the next surprise will be bigger than the others that have been shown to me.
I am prepared for the future.
When a person claims to be prepared, he or she must have had an idea of what he or she must prepare for.
While the person may not know exactly what is coming in the future, he or she may have anticipated challenges and opportunities that may come with his or her actions.
When a person says he or she cannot wait for the future, it may also be because the person ‘thinks’ he or she is prepared for what may happen in the future.
I feel optimistic
This implies that the speaker expects positivity in the future. However, the speaker may not exactly have an idea of what may happen in the future. It may be a mere feeling.
This is similar to the saying it is being compared to because it is about a positive future but this does not suggest eagerness in the speaker.
Great things lie ahead.
This suggests that the person can see clear signs of positivity in his or her future, though it may still be a mere prediction.
This only suggests that a person is hopeful but it doesn’t show the speaker’s eagerness for the future.