Which is correct:
"How it works" or "how it will works"?

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How it works

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English.

This phrase is used to inquire about the functioning or operation of something in the present tense.


  • Can you explain to me how it works?
  • I don't understand how it works.
  • Tell me how it works, please.


  • how does it work
  • how is it working
  • how it functions
  • how it operates
  • how it runs

how it will works

This phrase is incorrect in English. The verb "works" should not be in the future tense in this context.

The correct phrase is "how it works." The verb "works" is in the present tense, which is the appropriate form to use in this context. "How it will works" is incorrect because the verb "works" should not be in the future tense here.

Last updated: March 25, 2024

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