I've been wondering which of the sentences below is gramatically correct.
1) When it has compeletely destroyed you, grief will be there. 2) When it has compeletely destroyed you, grief is there.
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Elena, use the word “When” and ask a question as opposed to using “When” to communicate cause and effect.
Let’s look at your example sentences. When it has completely destroyed you, grief will be/is there. This is a cause and effect error.
Cause and effect correction: His grief destroyed him, or he grieved and his grief destroyed him. When as a question: When did he grieve? When did grief destroy him?
When is always a question about time as opposed to an explanation about a condition or cause and effect.