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    Default Correct sentences

    Please can you tell me which sentence is the correct one or are they all correct? sometimes i do confuse about could and would.

    Even if i come to Sweden what could i do for you?
    Even if i come to Sweden what would i do for you?
    Even if i come to Sweden what can i do for you?

    thank you very much

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    Default Re: Correct sentences

    Even if I come to Sweden, what can I do for you?
    This is the natural first conditional sentence.

    Even if I come to Sweden, what could I do for you?
    This is possible; you can use 'could' in a first conditional, if trying to be polite, for example.

    Even if I come to Sweden, what would I do for you?
    Some would say this is wrong and that you should use 'came' with 'would' to make a second conditional. Indeed, it would generally be marked wrong in tests and exams. It might be possible, if 'would' were used for politeness, but I would avoid it to be honest.

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