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navi tasan

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Which is correct:

1-Whatever is the outcome of the trial, I'll stand by you.
2-Whatever the outcome of the trial is, I'll stand by you.

3-Whatever the outcome of the trial will be, I'll stand by you.
4-Whatever will be the outcome of the trial, I'll stand by you.
 

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2 is correct- I don't likethe others, but it sounds better without the verb in the first part to me. ;-)
 

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Tdol - I disagree with you -

Whatever the outcome of the trial, I will stand by you.

personally - I will stand by you, whatever the outcome of the trial.
 

navi tasan

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Thanks Tdol and Twostep,
It seems to me that what you're saying Twostep is what Tdol meant.
He told me it would be better if I took out the verb in the first part, ie. the part with "whatever" in it.

Cheers.
 
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