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  1. navi t
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    Which is correct:
    1-Let's wait and see what he does tomorrow.
    2-Let's wait and see what he'll do tomorrow.

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    The first one is certainly correct. I am not so sure about the second one, but I would not feel comfortable using it. (Perhaps Cas will come by with a good explanation.)


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    Quote Originally Posted by navi t
    Which is correct:
    1-Let's wait and see what he does tomorrow.
    2-Let's wait and see what he'll do tomorrow.
    Well, I agree with RonBee, and both seem fine to my ears. To me, the second one, modality 'will', expresses our concerns about his future intention: What will he do? Let's wait and see what he'll do.

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    Got it! Thanks RonBee and Cas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Got it! Thanks RonBee and Cas.
    You're quite welcome!

    Cas does have a way of making things clear, doesn't she?


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    She does indeed! But then, so do you RonBee!
    It is always good to have two different viewpoints on the same issue. Cas is getting quite technical. I personally like that.

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    I learn things from Cas all the time.


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    I think you are being a bit modest, but I hope Cas will read this stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi t
    Which is correct:
    1-Let's wait and see what he does tomorrow.
    2-Let's wait and see what he'll do tomorrow.
    Are you guys sure that 1) is the right one? I think both are incorrect.The reason is that the word "let's" refers to "let is or let has".
    Am i right? Can anyone clear my doubt,by telling me whether I'm right?
    Last edited by Amy; 13-Dec-2004 at 08:59.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amy
    Are you guys sure that 1) is the right one? I think both are incorrect.The reason is that the word "let's" refers to "let is or let has".
    Am i right? Can anyone clear my doubt,by telling me whether I'm right?
    Welcome, Amy

    Let's is short for Let us.


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