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Hi everyone.

Are these correct?

1. Will you tell me the time when you will arrive in Narita?

2. Will you tell me the time when you arrive in Narita?

The reason why I asked this question is that you cannot use 'will' in an adverb clause such as:

If you come to my house, I will welcome you from the bottom of my heart.

Any suggestion?

Thanks in advance.
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T5091. Will you tell me the time when you will arrive in Narita?
Here, we assume you are using the when clause as an embedded sentence. the time is unnecessary.

Will you tell me (the time) when you will arrive in Narita? Tell me the time that you expect to arrive (later) in Narita. Tell me now what time is scheduled for your arrival.
T5092. Will you tell me the time when you arrive in Narita?
Here, we assume you are using the when clause as a subordinate adverb clause to explain when the action in the main clause will take place.

Will you tell me the time when you arrive in Narita?
Don't tell me anything now. Wait until you arrive in Narita. When you arrive there, then will you tell me what time it is there?

In the first case, you're asking for information about a scheduled arrival. Tell me this: your expected arrival time. When you tell me: Now. [ ... tell me] [the time when you will arrive ...]

In the second case, you're specifying when you want someone to look at his watch and tell you the time. Tell me this: the time. When you tell me: Wait until you arrive; then tell me. [ ... tell me the time ] [ when you arrive ...]

CJ
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Hi, T509. Welcome to English Forums.
T509Hi everyone.

Are these correct?

1. Will you tell me the time when you will arrive in Narita?

2. Will you tell me the time when you arrive in Narita?
T509The reason why I asked this question is that you cannot use 'will' in an adverb clause such as:
That's right.

Check this one. Once I was confused about it, too. Emotion: big smile

http://www.EnglishForward.com/English/WhenClause/hrqmw/post.htm
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that is a right subject. in this forum like other forums also, there has been serious discussions and several ideas as to will in time clauses. Sometimes even if it is rarely visible, I saw will future tense in subordinate clause in time clauses.

I expect forum Gurus to explain about the subject in details. I believe that their statements will enlighten us.
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Dear CJ

in the below post you wrote, that example ,I think , is relative clause. it is not a time clauses.

Will you tell me (the time) when you will arrive in Narita?
Tell me the time that you expect to arrive (later) in Narita. Tell me now what time is scheduled for your arrival.
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[email protected]in the below post you wrote, that example ,I think , is relative clause. it is not a time clauses.
With the word time there to act as an antecedent, yes, it is a relative clause. But it has the word when, so it also qualifies as having to do with time, so it is really both a relative clause and a time clause, in my opinion. It's not, however, the adverbial time clause that people usually mean when they say "time clause".

Without the word time, I would call it an indirect question.

CJ