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    Do instead of will.

    I have seen sentences where "do" is used as "will". Like in the following sentence:
    1.What do we do now ?
    2. Where do I go?
    I would like to know the contexts where "do" is used as "will".

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    Re: Do instead of will.

    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
    I have seen sentences where "do" is used as "will", like in the following: sentence:
    1. What do we do now?
    2. Where do I go?
    I would like to know the contexts where "do" is used as "will".
    "Do" and "will" are not necessarily interchangeable in the above sentences.

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    Re: Do instead of will.

    When can I use "do" instead of "will" ? Or some sentences are meant to be said that way?

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    Re: Do instead of will.

    You can't use 'do' instead of 'will'.
    It's the simple present tense. It refers to a habitual action in the sense of "What does one do in a situation like this?" The answers are also in the simple present tense.

    A: "What do we do now?"
    B: "We sit and wait."

    C: "Where do I go?"
    D: "You go down to the end of the corridor, and then turn left."

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