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    Which one of following is correct? and Why? are they different?

    1. Have you checked this component can fit your car?
    2. Can this component fit you car?

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: A grammer question

    the second is acceptable. But what about if you change to "is it fit to your car?". It is enough in English.
    the first sentence I think is not proper, as you should ask and then want to know whether is it fit or not. So in my opinion it can be "Have you checked this component is it fit to your car?"

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    Default Re: A grammer question

    Quote Originally Posted by htu6998 View Post
    Which one of following is correct? and Why? are they different?

    1. Have you checked if this component will fit your car?
    2. Will this component fit your car?

    Thanks.
    Bhai.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Bhai.
    Could I know why you would use "will" instead of "can"? Thanks for your help.

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    Default Re: A grammer question

    Quote Originally Posted by htu6998 View Post
    Could I know why you would use "will" instead of "can"? Thanks for your help.
    "Will" is only one possibility.
    1. Have you checked if this component fits your car?
    2. Does this component fit your car?

    1. Have you checked if this component would fit your car?
    2. Would this component fit your car?

    'Can' isn't right - it's already implied in the verb 'fit'. If something can fit it does fit.

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