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    Would or do

    Hi guys,

    What we have to say "Just imagine if you don't have to work" or "Just imagine if you fon't have to work"?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 30-Jul-2014 at 07:26. Reason: Put the original back as it was

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    Re: Would or do

    There is no such word as "fon't".

    "What we have to say ...?" is ungrammatical. Come on tufguy, you know better than this.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Would or do

    The sentence with 'don't' is superior to the one with 'fon't', since there are no errors in the first. Otherwise they seem to be the same sentence.

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    #4

    Re: Would or do

    What is the meaning of 'fon't'? Should it be 'won't'?

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    Re: Would or do

    'Fon't' means nothing to me. tufguy is going to have rewrite his question if he wants an answer. His title indicates that he intended to ask a different question from what eventually appeared.
    As a fundamental rule, if one has two identical sentences, and inserts an error or typo into the second, the first will be the superior.
    Last edited by Raymott; 29-Jul-2014 at 06:04.

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    #6

    Re: Would or do

    Hello, tufguy.

    I've read many of your posts so far, and I think you need to learn to be more careful.
    We are trying our best to help you, so please try YOUR best to make your questions/utterance as clear as possible.
    Thank you.

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    #7

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    Sorry it is the fault of my phone. I have corrected my sentence.

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    It is not your phone's fault. It is very easy to read what you have typed before you hit the "Submit Reply" button. You must read your posts very carefully before you press that button. Check all the spelling and then make corrections before you submit.

    I don't believe that you typed "don't" and your phone changed it to "fon't".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Would or do

    Because the idea is imagined, I would prefer "didn't" to "don't". "Just imagine if you didn't have to work".

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    Re: Would or do

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Because the idea is imagined, I would prefer "didn't" to "don't". "Just imagine if you didn't have to work".
    I agree. An alternative is "Just imagine not having to work".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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