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    #1

    I am goint out

    I am going out, so you'd better take your keys with you.

    I am going out, so it would be better you take your keys with you.

    1) In first sentence 'd stand for "would". Am I right.

    2) Do these sentences convey the same meaning ?

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    #2

    Re: I am goint out

    1. 'd' stands for 'had'.
    2. Yes, they do.
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    #3

    Re: I am goint out

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    I am going out, so it would be better you take your keys with you.
    ... it would be better to take your keys with you.
    ... it would be better if you took your keys with you.

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    #4

    Re: I am goint out

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    2. Yes, they do.
    No, they don't.

    That's three times in the last few hours, Ted, that you have jumped in and given incorrect answers before teachers or native speakers have had time to respond — putting us to the trouble of correcting your mistakes as well as answering the OPs.

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    #5

    Re: I am goint out

    What is the difference between both the original sentences?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 30-Dec-2015 at 11:20. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    #6

    Re: I am goint out

    The second is ungrammatical. See Piscean's post.

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    #7

    Re: I am goint out

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    What is the difference between both the original sentences?
    'Both' should be omitted according to www.usingenglish.com/forum/threads/231799-I-have-my-food?p=1192696&viewfull=1#post1192696
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    Re: I am goint out

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    The second is ungrammatical. See Piscean's post.
    I am going out, so it would be better if you took your keys with you.

    Why have we used "took" and not take?

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    #9

    Re: I am goint out

    Say:

    I am going out, so take your keys with you.
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    Say:

    Why do we use "took" and not "take"?

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    #10

    Re: I am going out

    Those sentences are rather unnatural.

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