Why prèsent is used not futur

Sumesh C1Kwiziq community member

Why prèsent is used not futur

tu me préviendras s'ils arrivent en retard, why prèsent is used not futur after s'ils 
Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sumesh,

It is a classic case of -

Si present ------> future tense 

Si tu viens, on ira au parc = If you come, we will go to the park

S'ils arrivent en retardtu me préviendras = If they arrive late, you'll let me know 

Although in the last example the order of the clauses in inverted which probably caused your confusion.

Hope this helps

Why prèsent is used not futur

tu me préviendras s'ils arrivent en retard, why prèsent is used not futur after s'ils 

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