[Grammar] usage of will and would

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can we use 'will' and 'would' or vice versa in a same sentence? Tomorrow I would propose her if I get a chance, but I know she will definitely reject.
 
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Hello vamc, and welcome to the forum. :)
Can we use 'will' [STRIKE]and[/STRIKE] after 'would' or vice versa in the same sentence? Tomorrow I would propose her if I [STRIKE]get a[/STRIKE] got the chance, but I know she will definitely reject me/my proposal.
For the sake of consistency, it would be better to use "would" instead of "will" in that sentence.
 

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Can it be, "I know she would definitely reject my proposal"? Thanks
 

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I think 'to' is missing after 'propose'.
 

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Yes. There is no conflict between "would" and "definitely" if that's what you're concerned about.
 

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can we use 'will' and 'would' or vice versa in a same sentence?

Yes:

I will ask her, but I would be surprised if she accepted the proposal.
 
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