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    Accidents can/ will happen.

    Dear all,

    1. Accidents can happen.
    2. Accidents will happen.

    Are these sentences the same in meaning?

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    Re: Accidents can/ will happen.

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    1. Accidents can happen.
    2. Accidents will happen.

    Are these sentences the same in meaning?

    Thank you!

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    No. Not really.
    "Can" implies "may"
    "Will" implies "will definitely"

    Regards
    R21

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