Can I use the word "can" together with the modal verb "will" in the same sentence?
You can send me because in the future maybe I will need.
- GuantanamoGeorgeLv 74 weeks agoFavorite Answer
Sure, you can use two modal verbs in different clauses of the same sentence. "If I can do it, I will."
- Fort EruditeLv 64 weeks ago
No! It doesn't make sense and it is grammatically incorrect.
Could you send me the gizmo because I will or may use it?
- RPLv 74 weeks ago
Yes, but not as in your example. You can ask the question, but the answer will only be useful in the future.
- Chi girlLv 74 weeks ago
Yes, but not "together": You can send me -- WHAT? -- because in the future maybe I will need IT.
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- ZirpLv 74 weeks ago
the construction "I will can" or "I can will" is not allowed
your example-phrase is not English
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
"You can send it to me because I might need it in the future." Or better "...because I might need it sometime." Note that I am British, Americans etc might have different ideas.
Your version needs amendment: "You can send it to me because in the future maybe I will need it." Note those additions. But even with those additions your version does not feel natural.