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    Hi!

    I'm new here, I'm learning English so sometimes I could do errors and I'm sorry about this.
    Today I was writing to a friend and I had a doubt:

    I told him that I would have done a thing but then came the problem.
    Should I write "I'll do that, EVEN if you want? | I'll do that, ever if you want?"
    Thank you very much
    Last edited by Bertaz; 02-Sep-2013 at 17:05. Reason: Capitalization

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    Default Re: I'll do that, _____ if you want

    Quote Originally Posted by Bertaz View Post
    Hi!

    I'm new here, I'm learning english so sometimes i could do errors and i'm sorry about this.
    Today i was writing to a friend and i had a doubt:

    I told him that i would have done a thing but then came the problem.
    Should I write "I'll do that, EVEN if you want? | I'll do that, ever if you want?"
    Thank you very much
    Welcome to the forums, Bertaz. It's important to use correct capitalisation when you write English. Do you think you could rewrite and repost your question?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Welcome to the forums, Bertaz. It's important to use correct capitalisation when you write English. Do you think you could rewrite and repost your question?
    Yes, when I read rules I thought it was referred to a correct spelling or to the capital letter at the start of a phrase.
    Now it should be right, sorry again.

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    Default Re: I'll do that, _____ if you want

    Quote Originally Posted by Bertaz View Post
    Yes, when I read rules I thought it was referred to a correct spelling or to the capital letter at the start of a phrase.
    Now it should be right, sorry again.
    You should always capitalise the names of countries, languages and nationalities.
    Your question is not clear, are you saying that you would have done something in the past, if it hadn't been for some problem?

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    Default Re: I'll do that, _____ if you want

    No, I'd say in this moment, right now, for example to you, that i would do something but just if you want.

    I've asked which phrase between "Ever if you want" or "Even if you want" is a synonym of "Just if you want".
    Infact, I'm not sure if those two phrases mean something.

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    Default Re: I'll do that, _____ if you want

    I don't find any of your suggestions natural.

    I would have done that if you had wanted me to. (Past - you didn't do it.)
    I would do that if you ever wanted me to. (Future for the whole thing.)
    I will do that if you want me to. (Future "will do" and present "if you want me to".)

    I don't know why you want to incorporate "even" into the sentence at all. That would only be appropriate in the negative: "I would not do that even if you wanted me to".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: I'll do that, _____ if you want

    The last phrase:"I will do that if you want me to" is what I was looking for.

    Thank you very much, and again, sorry for my wrong post.

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