would bring them either good luck or bad luck

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lagoo

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Hello,

"In many European countries, people believe that the first visitor on New Year’s Day would bring them either good luck or bad luck."

Source: a grammar book by a Chinese grammarian


Would it be acceptable without changing its original meaning if I replace “would” with “will”?
 

bhaisahab

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It's better with 'will'.
 
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