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    Is this expression okay? I'm wondering if it should be restructured...

    Hi,

    Just a general question. Can anyone tell me whether this sentence is correct, or is it slightly overdone and confusing? Here it is:

    "Can you imagine what will the future look like?"

    I'm not sure if I'm nitpicking but any help would be great!

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Is this expression okay? I'm wondering if it should be restructured...

    "Can you imagine what will the future will look like?"

    That's OK. I suppose a nit-picker might prefer 'be' to 'look', but I think 'look' is fine.

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    Re: Is this expression okay? I'm wondering if it should be restructured...

    Thank you! I knew something was funny but wasn't sure what. That sounds much better now.

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    Re: Is this expression okay? I'm wondering if it should be restructured...

    I don't agree that my version is necessarily better. I think that asking what the future will look like can give the idea of asking for a picture rather than words. Well, that's how it strikes me,

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