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    #1

    Relationship between clauses

    Is it okay to say:
    I was told that X will come here

    or

    should I say:
    I was told that X would come here

    P.S: X has not yet arrived the place.

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Relationship between clauses

    Quote Originally Posted by angelsrolls View Post
    Is it okay to say:
    I was told that X will come here

    or

    should I say:
    I was told that X would come here

    P.S: X has not yet arrived at the place.

    I suppose that's okay, but I think it would be more natural to say: "I was told that X would be here."

    (I don't understand "Thanks in advance" and I have seen it a million times.)


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    Re: Relationship between clauses

    Quote Originally Posted by angelsrolls View Post
    P.S: X has not yet arrived the place.
    If you still think there's a good chance he will arrive, then will is OK IMO.

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