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    a big problem

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    so make sure your suggestions, help, and advice house the kind of information an international
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    what does "would" mean hear and if we put "will" how does that affect the meaning?

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    Re: a big problem

    Quote Originally Posted by tareq10 View Post
    please help
    so make sure your suggestions, help, and advice house the kind of information an international
    language teacher would offer [if they were answering the question].

    what does "would" mean hear and if we put "will" how does that affect the meaning?
    would definition | Dictionary.com

    would (used in conditional sentences to express choice or possibility): They would come if they had the fare. If the temperature were higher, the water would evaporate.

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    Re: a big problem

    Quote Originally Posted by tareq10 View Post
    please help
    so make sure your suggestions, help, and advice house the kind of information an international
    language teacher would offer.

    what does "would" mean hear and if we put "will" how does that affect the meaning?
    "would" expresses a condition, meanwhile 'will' concerns something which is sure to happen.
    "Would" is usually followed or preceded by 'if'.

    For instance,
    1. I would jump off a roof if I was scuicidal
    2. I will jump off a roof.

    In the second sentence, the fact that I'm gonna jump is not questionable, whereas the sentence 1 is only an hypothesis.

    Hope that was clear enough :D

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    Re: a big problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Roseapricot View Post
    "would" expresses a condition, meanwhile 'will' concerns something which is sure to happen.
    "Would" is usually followed or preceded by 'if'.

    For instance,
    1. I would jump off a roof if I was scuicidal
    2. I will jump off a roof.

    In the second sentence, the fact that I'm gonna going to jump is not questionable, whereas the sentence 1 is only an hypothesis.

    Hope that was clear enough :D
    I am not a teacher.

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