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That car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles of mileage on it.

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That car looks old. I won’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles of mileage on it.

Which one is correct?

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anonymousThat car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles of mileage on it.vs.That car looks old. I won’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles of mileage on it.Which one is correct?

Neither one. 'Miles of mileage' is not native English.

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That car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300,000 miles of mileage on it.

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anonymousThat car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles of mileage on it.vs.That car looks old. I won’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles of mileage on it.Which one is correct?

Neither one. 'Miles of mileage' is not native English.

Thank you for your response.

That car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles on it.

vs.

That car looks old. I won’t be surprised if it had 300000 miles on it.

Which one is correct now?

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Clive

That car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300,000 miles of mileage on it.

I have a feeling that this is wrong. It should be:

The car looks old. I won’t.m be surprised if it has 300000 miles on it.

That car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300,000 miles of mileage on it.

I have a feeling that this is wrong. It should be:

The car looks old. I won’t.m be surprised if it has 300000 miles on it.

My version sounds like I am not going to look at the odometer.

Your version sounds like you are.

Clive

Clive

That car looks old. I wouldn’t be surprised if it had 300,000 miles of mileage on it.

I have a feeling that this is wrong. It should be:

The car looks old. I won’t.m be surprised if it has 300000 miles on it.

My version sounds like I am not going to look at the odometer.

Your version sounds like you are.

Clive

Thank you for the response. What if the car is right in front of me ? Should I say your sentence or my sentence. Because it makes it more real?

For a start, I'd say 'this car', not 'that car'.

And am I just accidentally standing in front of this car in the street, or am I standing in front of it in a used-car salesroom because I am thinking about buying it?

Clive

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