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    #1

    I will act or behave according to your will.

    I will act according to your will. (I think it means I will do whatever you want me to do.)

    I will behave according to your will.(I think it means I will do whatever you want me to do.)

    I will do whatever you will ask me to do.

    You tell me what you want me to do.

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: I will act or behave according to your will.

    "According to your will" is old-fashioned. Don't bother with it.

    Your third sentence would be perfect if you changed "you will ask" to "you ask".
    Your fourth sentence is OK but it doesn't mean the same thing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I will act or behave according to your will.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "According to your will" is old-fashioned. Don't bother with it.

    Your third sentence would be perfect if you changed "you will ask" to "you ask".
    Your fourth sentence is OK but it doesn't mean the same thing.
    Can I amend my first two sentences? What does fourth sentence mean?

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    Re: I will act or behave according to your will.

    I will act however you tell me to.
    I will behave however you tell me to.

    Neither of them means "I will do whatever you want/tell me to". "Act" and "behave" are not synonyms of each other, nor are they synonyms of "do".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I will act or behave according to your will.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I will act however you tell me to.
    I will behave however you tell me to.

    Neither of them means "I will do whatever you want/tell me to". "Act" and "behave" are not synonyms of each other, nor are they synonyms of "do".
    So what do these sentences mean? And what is the way to say that I want to say? Could you please tell me?

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    Re: I will act or behave according to your will.

    You gave four sentences in post #1 so it's rather difficult to answer the question "What is the way to say what I want to say?" That all depends on what you want to say. If you want to say "I will do whatever you want me to do", then that is exactly what you should say.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I will act or behave according to your will.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You gave four sentences in post #1 so it's rather difficult to answer the question "What is the way to say what I want to say?" That all depends on what you want to say. If you want to say "I will do whatever you want me to do", then that is exactly what you should say.
    could you please tell me what do these sentences mean that you mention in post 4?
    Last edited by tufguy; 09-Dec-2016 at 07:43.

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