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    IF+Future Simple

    Hi, the sentences below, are they all correct? As far as I know we don't usually use "will" after if, but I found example N1 in a magazine.Thanks.
    1. If you won't clean it, then hire a housekeeper.
    2. If you don't clean it, I will clean it.
    3. If you won't clean it, I will clean it.

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    Re: IF+Future Simple

    Normally we don't use 'will' after 'if';however, when we want to talk about willingness to do something, we can use 'will' after 'if'. In short, all of the sentences are grammatically correct. Want to learn more about the future simple with 'will'?

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    Re: IF+Future Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by vasea1977 View Post
    Hi, the sentences below, are they all correct? As far as I know we don't usually use "will" after if, but I found example N1 in a magazine.Thanks.
    1. If you won't clean it, then hire a housekeeper.
    2. If you don't clean it, I will clean it.
    3. If you won't clean it, I will clean it.
    The above are grammatical. But they're not typical. 'Will' (or 'won't' in this case) has a meaning of being willing to do something.
    We don't use 'will' after 'if' in more common examples of simple future:
    "If you will go shopping later, remember to get some milk."

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