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What would be a correct way to say this:

If you rather not wait, you can always do sth else.


If you'd rather not wait, you can always do sth else.

And what about the comma? Is it needed here?

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The correct way would be:

If you'd rather not wait, you could always do something else.

You can use 'can' but 'could' matches tense a little more closely.

The comma should be used to separate the two clauses, yes.

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