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    Please HELP

    How to say this sentece correctly:

    In the present time:


    1. If we were in the same school, maybe it would be much different. (should I put maybe) ?

    Or

    If we were in a same school, it would be much different. ?

    Or

    If we were in same school, it would be much different. ?

    Or

    using 'are' instead of 'were' ? and 'will' instead of "would" ?

    Please help me.

    I want to say this sentece correctly to my girlfriend. Please give the best sentence.
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    Re: Please HELP

    Or I should say oppositely ? Like:

    It would be much different if we were in the same school ?

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    Re: Please HELP

    Quote Originally Posted by jomo27 View Post
    How to say this sentece correctly:

    In the present time:


    1. If we were in the same school, maybe it would be much different. (should I put maybe) ?

    Or

    If we were in a same school, it would be much different. ?

    Or

    If we were in same school, it would be much different. ?

    Or

    using 'are' instead of 'were' ? and 'will' instead of "would" ?

    Please help me.

    I want to say this sentece correctly to my girlfriend. Please give the best sentence.
    If we were both at the same school, it would all be different/everything would be different.

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    Re: Please HELP

    Actually the problem is like this, currently, both of us are studying at different school. And I feel very odd and the condition of both of us are bad.
    I would like to say to her that, if now both of us are/were in same school, the condition would be better. Or (it would be much different).

    So how to say it actually?

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    Re: Please HELP

    What I wrote previously would fit this - but you could also say: If we both went to the same school, the whole situation would be very different.

    "Condition" is not the word I would use in this context, and you cannot use "much" with "different".

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    Re: Please HELP

    By 'odd' I think you mean that you feel you don't fit in, and possible do not have many friends.
    How about:
    If we went to the same school, it would be much better for both of us.
    or
    If we went to the same school, we'd both be a lot happier.

    I prefer the second way of putting it/expressing it.

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    Re: Please HELP

    Is it fine to put "a same school" besides "the same school" ?

    I would like to put like this: If we we were in a same school, maybe it would be different.

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    No - it has to be the.

    You could say "If we were in a school together..." [you would not need "same" in this construct as you say "together"].

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    Re: Please HELP

    Allright then.

    Is okay to put: "If we were in the same school, everything would be different" ?

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    Yes! Perfect

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