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Please check these sentences for consistency of verb tense.
If the club limited its membership, it will have to raise its dues.
Everyone hopes the plan would work.
What will be correct tense usage?
If the club limited its membership, it would have to raise its dues.
This is a second conditional sentence, the "if" clause is in the simple past and must be followed by a "would" clause.
Everyone hopes the plan will work.
This is present tense, would cannot be used here.
If you changed "limited" to "limits", you could use "will" in the first sentence.
If you changed "hopes" to "hoped" you could use "would" in the second.