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    what would

    when we want to ask a question using "what", should it always be followed by "would" when I have a choice between will/would. i.e.e could it be "what will"

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    Re: what would

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    when we want to ask a question using "what", should it always be followed by "would" when I have a choice between will/would. i.e.e could it be "what will"
    Both "would" and "will" can follow "what", it depends on the context.

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    Re: what would

    is it possible to explain the difference in the context between "what would"and "what will"?

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    Re: what would

    Quote Originally Posted by Daniellll View Post
    is it possible to explain the difference in the context between "what would"and "what will"?
    "What would you do if you lost all your money?" this is hypothetical, you haven't lost your money.
    "What will you do when you lose your money? you haven't lost your money yet, but it is certain that you will.

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