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    mariraj is offline Newbie
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    Exclamation dont and wont difference

    i am very confused that what is difference between don't and won't for example.
    i dont come to college or
    i wont come to college

    in the above statement which one is correct ?

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    Re: dont and wont difference

    Quote Originally Posted by mariraj View Post
    i am very confused that what is difference between don't and won't for example.
    i dont come to college or
    i wont come to college

    in the above statement which one is correct ?
    They're both correct depending on what you want to say. And this is a very general question.

    Don't is a contraction of do not; this is negation in the present.
    Won't is a contraction of will not; this is negation in the future.

    I do not come to college. = I do not physically go to the campus of the college.
    I will not come to college. = I will not physically go to the campus of the college.

    If you want to say something about attending college, you need to use "go to college".

    I will not go to college. = I am not going to attend college.
    I do not go to college. = I do not attend college. I am not a college student.

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    Re: dont and wont difference

    than you so much

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    Re: dont and wont difference

    Also, I won't go to college could be used when someone refuses to go to college any longer.

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