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    before he will

    In the following sentences, could we use the simple present tense to replace the simple future tense? Thank you in advance.

    Mac's still got a long way to go before he'll make a manager.
    edition, way)
    She demands an apology before she'll speak to you again.
    (Alexander: RIGHT WORD WRONG WORD, demand)

    The temperature has to reach to 0C before water will freeze. (UNDERSTANDING AND USING ENGLISH GRAMMAR, Simon and Schuster)
    Last edited by joham; 16-Dec-2007 at 12:35. Reason: Typo.

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    Re: before he will

    Yes, you can.


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