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  1. I can travel in July because my exams will definitely be finished at the beginning of that month.

  2. I could travel in July because my exams will probably be finished at the beginning of that month.

Do 1) and 2) both sound correct and natural, especially sentence 2), without any additional context?

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    Yes, both are correct. (1) implies 'it will be possible', (2) 'it would be possible if that were to be the date finally agreed upon'. – Kate Bunting Aug 8 '20 at 8:16
  • Do both suggest he may travel in July? – Mr. X Aug 8 '20 at 8:28
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    I suppose they do in the sense that neither says he will definitely go, only that it is possible. – Kate Bunting Aug 8 '20 at 12:32

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