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    I'm confused. If he win(s) a title everything will be canceled. Do I need to use a letter "s" at the end of word "win" Does everything is okay with my sentence?

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    Default Re: If he win(s)

    Yes, "he wins." I would use a comma after "title."

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    Default Re: If he win(s)

    Does my sentence express the future?

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    Default Re: If he win(s)

    Both the winning and the future cancellation are viewed as future possibilities.

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    Default Re: If he win(s)

    It's a conditional sentence based on an event (his winning) that is in the future.

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    Default Re: If he win(s)

    Yes, but the future dependent on a condition- he must win for everything to be cancelled, but there's a good chance of this happening.

    If you read old books, you may come across If he win, but no one uses it nowadays- leave it in the 19th century.

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