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  1. randee3
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    Smile past participles

    Is this sentence correct?
    In order to avoid sales channel conflict, we would need to define what is a sale.
    I think the sentence should read" we will need to define what is a sale.


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    Re: past participles

    Both are correct though they differ in meaning.

    Will means certaintly. By using "will" you stress that the need is inevitable.
    Would means probability. By using "would" you mean to say: "Perhaps we need"

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