All the water on Earth will evaporate in a billion years.

Nawee

Senior Member
Thai
Hello,

"All the water on Earth will evaporate in a billion years."

Should "the" be there?

Thank you.

N.
 
  • velisarius

    Senior Member
    British English (Sussex)
    Note that the meaning of your sentence is strange. It suggests that in one billion years' time the water will all suddenly evaporate. Perhaps you mean that it "will have evaporated".
     
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