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    No matter what...

    Hello.

    Is there any difference of meaning or degree of grammaticality between these two sentences given below?

    (1) No matter what you say, I won't change my mind.
    (2) No matter what you will say, I won't change my mind.

    I googled these sentences and have about 36,100,000 examples for (1) and about 19,400,000 examples for (2). (1) seems to be more common.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: No matter what...

    Quote Originally Posted by yamadew View Post
    Hello.

    Is there any difference of meaning or degree of grammaticality between these two sentences given below?

    (1) No matter what you say, I won't change my mind.
    (2) No matter what you will say, I won't change my mind.

    I googled these sentences and have about 36,100,000 examples for (1) and about 19,400,000 examples for (2). (1) seems to be more common.

    Thanks in advance.
    (1) is saying a habitual behavior.
    (2) is saying one occasion.

    Note I am niether an English teacher, nor an English speaker. I may be wrong.

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    Re: No matter what...

    No matter what you say, I won't change my mind.
    Use this version.

    Native speakers don't normally insert will.

    Rover

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    Re: No matter what...

    Quote Originally Posted by yamadew View Post
    I googled these sentences and have about 36,100,000 examples for (1) and about 19,400,000 examples for (2). (1) seems to be more common.
    Using google is not a reliable guide to the acceptability of language.

    Ain't is not acceptable in written English, but you will get 250 million hits for it.

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