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    Conditional Sentences

    What is he going to do if Mr.Brown donít fill out the deposit slip?

    What is he going to do if Mr.Brown forget to out the deposit slip?

    Are these sentences is Correct Conditional Sentences?

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    Re: Conditional Sentences

    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    I would write them this way:
    What will he do if Mr.Brown doesn't fill out the deposit slip?
    What will he do if Mr.Brown forgets to fill out the deposit slip?


    I've never heard going to in conditional sentences.
    The standard structure is:
    If: Present, result: will-Future.
    Result: will-Future If Present
    If Mr.Brown doesn't fill out the deposit slip, what will he do?
    What will he do if Mr.Brown doesn't fill out the deposit slip?
    (Both options are possible, but as said, I've never read going to.)

    Cheers!

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    Re: Conditional Sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Bamdad View Post
    What is he going to do if Mr.Brown don’t fill out the deposit slip?

    What is he going to do if Mr.Brown forget to out the deposit slip?

    Are these sentences is Correct Conditional Sentences?
    What is he going to do if Mr.Brown doesn’t fill out the deposit slip?
    What is he going to do if Mr.Brown forgets to fill out the deposit slip?
    These are correct.
    Note: "fill out" is mainly AmE, in BrE we usually use "fill in".

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    Re: Conditional Sentences

    They are ok, apart from the typos.

    If [Condition] then [Result]

    If it rains, then we can't go.

    You have the [Result], which is a question, topicalized: [Result] (What is he going to do) if [Condition] (Mr.Brown doesn’t fill out the deposit slip)?

    Mr Brown has not (yet) filled out the slip: that lies in the future, is uncertain, therefore subjunctive. Should {not fill out the slip} be true, the result/question becomes pertinent: then what is he going to do?

    However, we can speculate on what form the answer to [Result] should take before the outcome of [Condition] is known. But whosoever will probably await the outcome of [Condition] before taking any action.

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