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    It depends how you live vs It depends on how you live

    Hi everyone, a small question please.
    Are any of these sentences wrong and if they are or if there is a difference, please give some explanation.
    Thanks a lot.

    1.It depends how you do it.
    2.It depends on how you do it.

    3. It depends how you live.
    4. It depends on how you live.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 05-Jul-2013 at 20:17. Reason: Amended strange numbering system

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    Re: It depends how you live vs It depends on how you live

    Quote Originally Posted by vasea1977 View Post
    Hi everyone, a small question please.
    Are any of these sentences wrong and if they are or if there is a difference, please give some explanation.
    Thanks a lot.

    1.It depends how you do it.
    2.It depends on how you do it.

    3. It depends how you live.
    4. It depends on how you live.
    I would use "on" in both cases.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 05-Jul-2013 at 20:18. Reason: Amendment of OP's numbering

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    Re: It depends how you live vs It depends on how you live

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: It depends how you live vs It depends on how you live

    Quote Originally Posted by vasea1977 View Post
    Hi everyone, a small question please.
    Are any of these sentences wrong and if they are or if there is a difference, please give some explanation.
    Thanks a lot.

    1.It depends how you do it.
    2.It depends on how you do it.

    3. It depends how you live.
    4. It depends on how you live.
    I find all four of them natural. There is no necessity for "on". MikeNewYork might have a personal preference for using "on" but it is not required.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: It depends how you live vs It depends on how you live

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I find all four of them natural. There is no necessity for "on". MikeNewYork might have a personal preference for using "on" but it is not required.
    I agree. Just personal preference.

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    Re: It depends how you live vs It depends on how you live

    Thank you guys.

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    Re: It depends how you live vs It depends on how you live

    vasea, instead of sending your thanks in a separate message, just click the Like button, please.

    The reason is that it is flagged as a new post, so we think you might have a follow-up question or something to add. Those of us with slow internet connections and/or old computers have to waste valuable time waiting for it to appear.

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