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    #1

    before he goes there

    Hi

    He got a job in Belgium, but before he goes there, he needs to ....

    Would it be wrong if I said: ... but before he will go there, he needs to ...

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    Re: before he goes there

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    He got a job in Belgium, but before he goes there, he needs to ....

    Would it be wrong if I said: ... but before he will go there, he needs to ...
    Yes, that would be completely wrong.

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    #3

    Re: before he goes there

    (But it's not always incorrect to put "will" in a before-clause.)
    Last edited by birdeen's call; 14-May-2012 at 22:06.

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    Re: before he goes there

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Yes, that would be completely wrong.
    I don't agree that it's completely wrong. I agree that the sentence below is far less likely than the original, but it's possible:

    He got a job in Belgium, but before he will (is willing/prepared to) go there, he needs to [receive the contract, for example].

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