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When an if.

Hello! Please help me to understand. How will it be correct? I shoud write "when I do" and "if I do" or "when I will do" and " if I will do"?

Jan 16, 2016 1:04 PM
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As a native English speaker, I never would say "When I will...." When and if already carry the idea of being in the future.

 

Also, correction: Hello! Please help me to understand which is correct? Shoud I write "when I do" and "if I do" or "when I will do" and " if I will do"?

January 16, 2016

Hello, Тимур!

"when" - for things which are <em>sure</em> to happen

"if" - for things that will <em>possibly</em> happen

January 16, 2016

<em>"I'll phone you ..when I get home"</em>

We do not use <em>will </em>in the <em>when-part</em> of the sentence

January 16, 2016

When I graduate from the university, I will become an engineer.

January 16, 2016

first one would be better 

January 16, 2016
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