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    #1

    happen vs. will happen

    Person A: I will run a marathon this weekend.
    Person B:
    1) What will happen if you can't finish the marathon?
    2) What happens if you can't finish the marathon?

    Are they both correct? If so, which is more common in colloquial English?

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    #2

    Re: happen vs. will happen

    Quote Originally Posted by bebe heart View Post
    "What's gonna happen if"
    I deem it inappropriate to have suggested using such abbreviations as wanna and gonna on this forum, but I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: happen vs. will happen

    Jo, both of your questions work for me.

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