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Is it correct to say: "I will do that thing when I will talk to him."?

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closed as off topic by Matt E. Эллен, RegDwigнt Jul 6 '12 at 9:36

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Can you be more precise which part of the sentence seems problematic to you? – RegDwigнt Jul 6 '12 at 9:36
@RegDwightBBB: I mean "..if I will talk to him...". But even "after I..." – A_nto2 Jul 6 '12 at 9:41
I am sorry, I cannot parse that. – RegDwigнt Jul 6 '12 at 9:55
@RegDwightΒВB: ? – A_nto2 Jul 6 '12 at 10:52
@RegDwightΒВB: Sorry mod, could I ask you why my question is unsuitable?Thanks – A_nto2 Jul 6 '12 at 16:20
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It is ungrammatical. In such cases, English expresses the future with the present tense: I will do that thing when I talk to him. It is also unlikely that a native speaker would say I will do that thing. It would normally be I’ll do that.

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Thank you! Of course, I'll do that sounds more colloquial,as well. – A_nto2 Jul 6 '12 at 9:46
Excuse me, Barry England, is my question inappropriate? – A_nto2 Jul 6 '12 at 15:27
It's not really for me to say. – Barrie England Jul 6 '12 at 15:33
@A_nto2: I'm not a moderator. – Barrie England Jul 6 '12 at 16:16

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