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    Is everything okay with the following sentence? "If it would be true I would create something" If something is messed up please correct it. Thanks and respect for help.

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    You should express it as "If it were true, I would create something". Some people would say it as "If it was true, I ...."
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    You should express it as "If it were true, I would create something". Some people would say it as "If it was true, I ...."
    I just wanted to express my thoughts differently it doesn't matter now

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    I just wanted to express my thoughts differently. It doesn't matter now

    " If something is messed up please correct it. Thanks and respect for help. "

    JustAlilBit, I am a bit confused. Why ask for our help in correcting your English, if you feel it doesn't matter?
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    Is everything okay with the following sentence? "If it would be true I would create something" If something is messed up please correct it. Thanks and respect for help.
    ***NOT A TEACHER***

    I will stick to what emsr said. Therefore, emsr's lessons are taken for granted.
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I agree that neither would look good in formal writing. Personally, I always write "OK", never "okay" but I can't give you a good reason why I do that.
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...1-ok-okay.html - post # 5

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