What tense is correct to use?

  1. My probation ends this Friday.
  2. My probation is ending this Friday.
  3. My probation will end this Friday.


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    All three are fine and, in context, mean the same thing. – Robusto Jan 23 at 21:04

Both 1 and 2 are correct.

As for the third one, you want to use is going to end this Friday as it's something already planned.

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    There's nothing wrong with #3 either. – Robusto Jan 24 at 2:09

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