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what is the difference between be to and be going to when I talk about future progammes? The government is to introduce a new legislation can I say is going to instead of is to? what is the difference?
23. Juni 2015 13:48
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The first sentence is incorrect. You have to say "is about to " or "is going to" . Otherwise the sentence is incomplete.
23. Juni 2015
We use the pattern "is to (verb)" to mean expected events.
23. Juni 2015
You could also say "is set to introduce." Also, to my ears, leaving out the "a" in "a new legislation" would be fine for U.S. English.
23. Juni 2015
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