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I heard a sentence in which I don’t understand the verb tense pattern in the Martin Scorsese movie “The Age of the Innocence.” The caption of the movie confirmed the sentence.

Here is the sentence:
Ellen will be losing a great deal if she stayed here.

Should it be “Ellen will be losing a great deal if she stays here?”

Thank you very much,

Spoonfedbaby
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QUOTE: Ellen will be losing a great deal if she stayed here.

Should it be "Ellen will be losing a great deal if she stays here?”

In my opinion, yes. Or, alternatively, "Ellen would be losing a great deal if she stayed here."
Many thanks to Eimai_Anglos.

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SpoonfedBabyHello Emotion: smile

I heard a sentence in which I don’t understand the verb tense pattern in the Martin Scorsese movie “The Age of the Innocence.” The caption of the movie confirmed the sentence.

Here is the sentence:
Ellen will be losing a great deal if she stayed here.

Should it be “Ellen will be losing a great deal if she stays here?”

Thank you very much,

Spoonfedbaby

So far as I know, It's ok with the sentence Emotion: smile

Ellen WILL be losing a great deal IF she STAYED here

Ellen WOULD be losing a great deal IF she STAYS here

That's what I know so far Emotion: smile
No, those are incorrect. You are mixing the tenses.
OK Emotion: smile Now i'm confused Emotion: smile Because I asked (posted) something related with this thread Emotion: smile And that's what most people told me (I posted bout 'IF')

And most of them told me few examples such as : Would.... if... stays and Will... if... stayed Emotion: smile

So... What is the TRUTH? Emotion: smile
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I agree with Eimai.
"will" goes with "stays"; "would" goes with "stayed".

Tenses that typically go together in the "present point of view": Present, "has ...", "will ...", "can ...", "is going to ..."
Tenses that typically go together in the "past point of view": Past, "had ...", "would ...", "could ...", "was going to ..."

CJ