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    when he comes/came back

    My brother decided to go abroad for further study,with the intention of getting a good job when he_______(come) back.


    The given answer is 'came'. But I think if the decision was made very recently, then his coming back will be a future event and we should use 'comes' rather than 'came'. Am I right?

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    Lightbulb Re: when he comes/came back

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    You know, I agree with you, definitely would have chosen "comes back"!

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    Re: when he comes/came back

    I would use "comes" as well. As long as the coming back is still in the future.

    If he already came back, then "came" is correct.

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