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    #1

    It can last for one month

    Do we say "Do you think that this soap, detergent or supplement can last for one month"? If we want to ask whether it is enough for one month.

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    #2

    Re: It can last for one month

    Yes, but we might say "a month".

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    #3

    Re: It can last for one month

    I don't think "can" is appropriate there.

    Do you think this bottle of detergent will last a month?
    Do you think this bottle of detergent would last a month?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: It can last for one month

    I have no problem with "will" or "would", but "can" also works for me.

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    #5

    Re: It can last for one month

    "Do you think we could stretch this soap out for a month?"

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    #6

    Re: It can last for one month

    If you mean three different things, then why not use will all last a month?

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