have to vs will have to

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have to vs will have to

Post by Newton » Wed Nov 11, 2020 3:09 pm

1) You have to supervise the task while I'm away.

2) You'll have to supervise the task while I'm away.

3) You have to supervise the task if I'm away.

4) You'll have to supervise the task if I'm away.

Do they all refer to a particular time in the future when the speaker will be away?

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Re: have to vs will have to

Post by Alan » Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:49 am

Either will, or may be, away (I'm assuming that you understand the implications of 'if'...)

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