Student or Learner
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.
(LONGMAN DICTIONARY OF CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH, 3rd
She demands an apology before she'll speak to you again.
(Alexander: RIGHT WORD WRONG WORD, demand)
The temperature has to reach to 0°C before water will freeze. (UNDERSTANDING AND USING ENGLISH GRAMMAR, Simon and Schuster)
Last edited by joham; 16-Dec-2007 at 12:35. Reason: Typo.
Yes, you can.