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    #1

    would there be an answer?

    "Would there be an answer?"

    It is the question if answer would exist or not.
    I was thinking of the context when this question would be used.
    You are looking at a puzzling problem of an exam with your friend and they feel really bewindered and
    You got to the conclusion that there is hardly an answer, so you ask to your friend in a cynical tone.

    I guess this question sounds like you suppose that there is no answer to it.
    Am I correct? What other instances can you imagine you would say this question?

    "Will there be an answer?"
    How does it sound like when I replace it with will?
    "Is there an answer?" how about this??

    Can you compare these three with the above ones?


    Would an answer exist? Does it sound natural?
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    #2

    Re: would there be an answer?

    Edit your post so that every sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a single, appropriate punctuation mark. After you have done that, we can deal with your questions.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: would there be an answer?

    Thanks, I edited

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    #4

    Re: would there be an answer?

    You haven't capitalised the last two sentences.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: would there be an answer?

    Done it now! thanks

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    #6

    Re: would there be an answer?

    "Would there be an answer?" is not the correct way to say it, it's not logical. With "will" it's a possible question but it's not natural in the context. Say "Is there an answer?".
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    #7

    Re: would there be an answer?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Edit your post so that every sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a single, appropriate punctuation mark. After you have done that, we can deal with your questions.
    Quote Originally Posted by bloombloom View Post
    Thanks, I edited
    Quote Originally Posted by bloombloom View Post
    Done it now! thanks
    Read those rules again and look at both of the quotes I have posted. What do you notice?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: would there be an answer?

    Thank you.

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