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    depends on

    Dear teachers,

    which one is correct?

    - Whatever it depends on, you have to send this letter today.
    - Whatever it depends, you have to send this letter today.

    Thank you!

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    Re: depends on

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky_K View Post
    Dear teachers,

    which one is correct?

    - Whatever it depends on, you have to send this letter today.
    - Whatever it depends, you have to send this letter today.

    Thank you!
    Neither one is correct, it's not clear what you are trying to say.

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    Re: depends on

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Neither one is correct, it's not clear what you are trying to say.
    Thank you for your reply. 'Whatever it depends on' or just 'Whatever it depends' should have the meaning 'No matter what' or 'No matter what happens' or smth. like these. I don't need a literary sentence, all I want is to know whether I should put 'on' or not. 'Whatever it depends on' or 'Whatever it depends'

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    Re: depends on

    You'd be far better to say "No matter what happens', which is far more natural.

    If, for some reason, you really want to use 'depend', then you need 'on'.

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