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    Can I use "suppose" and "if" together?

    For example, "Suppose, if I go on a trip to Mexico in the off-season, will I get a discount on both airfare and hotels?"
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    Re: Can I use "suppose" and "if" together?

    Before answering your question, please correct certain errors in your post. There should not be a capital letter on "if" because it's after a comma. You need "a" before "discount" and a question mark at the end.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Can I use "suppose" and "if" together?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Before answering your question, please correct certain errors in your post. There should not be a capital letter on "if" because it's after a comma. You need "a" before "discount" and a question mark at the end.
    Thank you, I corrected my mistakes. So, can you help me answer my question?

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    Re: Can I use "suppose" and "if" together?

    They don't go well together. You can say "Suppose I go on a trip to Mexico in the off-season. Will I ...?" You could also say "If I go on a trip to Mexico in the off-season, ...?"
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 01-Jul-2015 at 07:54. Reason: Correction
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Can I use "suppose" and "if" together?

    Quote Originally Posted by jokaec1 View Post
    For example, "Suppose, if I go on a trip to Mexico in the off-season, will I get a discount on both airfare and hotels?"
    This should be two sentences. The first ('Suppose ...') is an instruction. It's imperative. The second ("will I ...") is a question whose answer is based on the condition. "Suppose, if" is wrong, and so is "Suppose if" (in this context).
    It's similar to a simple maths problem. "Let X be 3 and y be 4. What is x + y?"
    You can't write "Suppose x is 3 and y is 4, will x+y be 7?"

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