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    only when...with present tense

    Dear teachers,
    I have ever learned "only when...with past tense". But I've found this sentense:
    Only when there is discipline will there be progress.
    Is this right?
    Can we use "only when" with present tnese?
    I appreciate your kind help.
    Have a good time!

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    Re: only when...with present tense

    Quote Originally Posted by whitemoon View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I have ever learned "only when...with past tense". But I've found this sentense:
    Only when there is discipline will there be progress.
    Is this right?
    Can we use "only when" with present tnese?
    I appreciate your kind help.
    Have a good time!
    The example sentence you gave is perfectly OK so, yes, we don't only use "Only when" with the past tense.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: only when...with present tense

    Q. Is your fractured rib-cage very painful?

    A. Only when I laugh.

    Rover

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