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    Every time (when/that) a car accident happens, it will always draw lots of...

    a. Every time a car accident happens, it will always draw lots of onlookers to the scene.
    b. Every time when a car accident happens, it will always draw lots of onlookers to the scene.
    c. Every time that a car accident happens, it will always draw lots of onlookers to the scene.

    Are all the three sentences above correct? Which is more common between them? Thanks!

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    Re: Every time (when/that) a car accident happens, it will always draw lots of...

    a. Every time a car accident happens it draws a lot of onlookers to the scene.

    c. Every time that a car accident happens it draws a lot of onlookers to the scene.


    a. and c. are correct with my changes. I prefer a..
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    Re: Every time (when/that) a car accident happens, it will always draw lots of...

    When you begin with every time,"always" is redundant. Use one or the other, not both. The second clause should be in the present, not the future. So you can write:

    Every time a car accident happens, it draws lots of onlookers to the scene.
    Every time that a car accident happens...
    is also OK.

    A more idiomatic sentence would be ​Whenever a car accident happens, a crowd of onlookers rushes to the scene.
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    Re: Every time (when/that) a car accident happens, it will always draw lots of...

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    The second clause should be in the present, not the future.

    Every time a car accident happens, it will draw lots of onlookers to the scene.


    I think that will there is fine. It expresses certainty, not futurity.

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