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Can we use will and would in two separate clauses within the same sentence? For instance:

  1. I would propose her if I got a chance, but I know she will definitely reject.
  2. If absolutely necessary I will go to china, but I would prefer somebody from Head Office to manage it.

Are these examples correct or not?

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"Will" and "would" cannot be used as substitutes for each other.


Have a look at your first sentence:

I will propose [to] her if I got a chance.

The word would does not have a tense, but will is always future tense. Because of this, it is necessary to change got to get, which is future tense.

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    The OP is asking whether they can be used interchangeably, which suggests that the OP doesn't fully understand the difference between them. You could improve this answer by explaining that. – mathewb Nov 13 '17 at 22:29

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