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Kindly explain the difference & usage Kindly explain the difference between “I am proceeding on leave” and “I will be proceeding on leave”
Feb 18, 2014 11:48 AM
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Like Xarmanla said, the phrase is not natural. I would not expect to hear it, unless an Indian person says it. "I am proceeding on leave." sounds like the person is "going on leave" or "taking leave" *RIGHT NOW*. "I will be proceeding on leave." sounds like the person is going on leave *IN THE FUTURE*. That is what it sounds like to me, anyway.
February 18, 2014
The expression is not common in the USA. A person will take a leave of absence, but the verb proceed is rarely used in North American English. A cursory search shows only references in India.
February 18, 2014
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