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    #1

    I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    Is using 'doesn't' here correct? Can 'won't' and 'doesn't' go together?

    Please explain.
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    #2

    Re: I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    Yes.

    'As long as' is stating a condition, and the speaker is using the tenses we normally use in a conditional sentence about a future possibility.

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    #3

    Re: I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post

    Is using "doesn't" here correct?
    Do you understand why you should have put "doesn't" in quotation marks?

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    Re: I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    Explain it, please.

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    Re: I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    The sentence was confused without the quotation marks.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    #post 4 - "Explain it, please". This was directed to Piscean's response.

    The posts are being featured according to the time of posting. I request moderators to tweak the algorithm so as to post a response's reply immediately next to its response.
    Also, please refine the above sentences - "The posts are .." by rephrasing them.

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    Re: I won't mind as long as he doesn't meddle with my products.

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    #post 4 - "Explain it, please". This was directed to Piscean's response.
    You have to ask a follow-up question if you want a further explanation.
    I am not a teacher.

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