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Somebody has access to the explanation? I was searching for informatiin on the internet and found an article, supposed nice and helpful, but I could not reach it.Try as I might, I did not get connected to the page, as folloews: I'll be so grateful if you bother to visit the page and paste the words over here, or email me (the words or the page) at The request may be unreasonale, but I think it will do.
Sep 25, 2019 6:07 PM
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September 26, 2019
Will + infinitive Be going to + infinitive A decision at the moment of speaking: Julie: There's no milk. John: Really? In that case, I'll go and get some. A decision before the moment of speaking: Julie: There's no milk. John: I know. I'm going to go and get some when this TV programme finishes. A prediction based on opinion: I think the Conservatives will win the next election. A prediction based on something we can see (or hear) now: The Conservatives are going to win the election. They already have most of the votes. A future fact: The sun will rise tomorrow. For promises / requests / refusals / offers: I'll help you tomorrow, if you like. More examples: (The phone rings) Julie: I'll get it! ('I'm going to get it' is very strange, because it makes us think that Julie knew the phone was going to ring before it did). I'm going to go on holiday next week. ('I'll go on holiday next week' makes it sound like you've only just decided at that minute. Of course, this is possible, but normally we plan our holidays more in advance!). Other points about the future:
September 25, 2019
Whatever you need you will receive. here is all the text I could copy, unfortunately the formatting has been stripped out. Other points about the future: We use the present continuous tense for definite future arrangements. Often, it doesn't really matter if we choose 'be going to' or the present continuous. In the following example, there is really very little difference in meaning: I'm going to the cinema tonight. I'm going to go to the cinema tonight. We use the present simple tense in two cases. First, we use it for a timetabled event in the future, like public transport or the start of a class: My train leaves at six tonight. His class starts at 9am tomorrow. Second, we use it after certain words, when the sentence has a future meaning. These words are: before / after / as soon as / until / when: I'll call you when I get home. She's going to study after she finishes dinner. Please drink some water as soon as you complete the race. Try an exercise about 'will' and 'be going to' here. Need more practice? Get more Perfect English Grammar with our courses.
September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019
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