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Hello. Sometimes I get across sentences like that.

He'd never do such a thing!

But then I wonder: What would the difference be if I put:

He'll never do such a thing!

He doesn't do such a thing!

Could please tell the difference among these 3 words?

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Collin ONeilHe'd never do such a thing!

He would not do any similar thing if the opportunity to do it were ever to present itself.

Collin ONeilHe'll never do such a thing!

He will not do this particular thing at any future time.

Collin ONeilHe doesn't do such a thing!

He is not in the habit of doing anything like that.

CJ

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Collin ONeil

Hello. Sometimes I get across sentences like that.

He'd never do such a thing! Ex: A -Mary lost her laptop and John was the last one in the room.

B -John would never do such a thing. (past tense)

But then I wonder: What would the difference be if I put:

He'll never do such a thing! A- My company is looking for a director. Do you think Paul will be interested ?

B- He has been loyally with the same firm for 10 years. He will never leave. (future context)

He doesn't do such a thing! Not semantically idiomatic.

Could please tell the difference among these 3 words?

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