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Sometimes i face people use will to express a future in questions (rarely, though):

What if we will get just 30–60 active accounts?

  1. I know what-if-will may be used in some cases, but, as i understand, in the example above will must be omitted. I'm i right ?
  2. I believe native speakers would have understood me if i had asked such a question, but what it sounds like for them ?

Any explanation is appreciated :)

  • It can. On the other hand, the sentence with the will is more suited for asking what would follow now from knowing that we will get just 30-60 active accounts. The one without it ask for what would follow then, once we get just 30-60 active accounts. – mama Feb 9 at 16:03
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I would not say "what if we will get ... ". I use "will" in protasis of a conditional only if it means "be willing to" or "be obstinate/foolhardy enough to".

I would say that as "What if we get ...", or "What if we do get ... " for emphasis.

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