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What are the subtle differences between the four sentences about "leave"? [duplicate]

He leaves for Japan next week. He is leaving for Japan next week. He will leave for Japan next week. He is going to leave for Japan next week. Though I know all the four sentences are correct, and ...
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Present simple in the future tense [duplicate]

I am confused about the usage of the present simple in the future tense. Doesn't it refer only to schedules? The following example deviates from this rule. We’re on holiday in Paris next week. (Taken ...
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What's the difference between "He's going to fly tomorrow", "He's flying tomorrow" and "He flies tomorrow"? [closed]

Let consider that someone will take a flight tomorrow with a plan of course. In this case, we can use He's going to fly tomorrow in Simple Future. How ever, I've learnt that we can also use Present ...
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I am in New York when you are in London next week

Is the titular sentence grammatically correct? I typically use will and I am trying to learn (and teach) better forms. It sounds odd but if both I and you have made plans to be in New York and London ...
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"will" and "be going to", which is correct to express this situation? [duplicate]

I'm wondering which one of "will" and "be going to" is more appropriate to mention the event which seems to definitely happen without fail in the future? For example: He is going to be 10 years old ...
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What’s the difference between "Are you going" and "Will you go"?

What’s the difference between these two alternatives: Are you going to England this summer? Will you go to England this summer?
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"I am seeing" or "I am going to see"? [duplicate]

"I am seeing my friends from the club this Saturday at ten o' clock." or "I am going to see my friends from the club this Saturday at ten o' clock." Which phrase is more correct?
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Do I say "I am going" or "I will be going"? [duplicate]

Which sounds more correct? I am going to the post office in 2 hours I will be going to the post office in 2 hours Is there any difference between the two sentences?
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I have bought and will buy another or I'm going to buy [duplicate]

Is this sentence ok or should it say I have bought one and will buy another. The first sentence seems to lead the reader into the idea that I have not bought any music yet. i'm going to buy the two ...
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which one is correct sentence? [duplicate]

1.New employee is going to join on Sunday. 2.New employee is joining on Sunday. 3.New employee will join on Sunday. 4.New employee joins on Sunday. Can you please let me know which sentence i should ...
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Present continuous and simple future [duplicate]

What is the difference between: I am leaving at 6 o´clock and I will leave at 6 o´clock? Do these serve any different function?
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Difference between future and present cont. in "going" [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do the tenses in English correspond temporally to one another? Differences between ways to express future actions Does the below sentence indicate future tense or ...
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How many tenses are there in English?

Do we have 16 tenses in English? With future present past future in the past in these forms simple continuous perfect perfect continuous Can we manipulate these together to create English tenses? ...
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"going to" vs "will"

I know several questions were asked about the difference between "going to" and "will". Based on several answers (see, for instance, here, here and here), I understood that "will" is more spontaneous ...
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Importance and relevance (and accuracy) of the distinctions of the two forms of the future simple tense [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the guidelines for usage of “will” and “is/are going to”? I am an ESL teacher in Thailand at a business college. I have been plagued with the ...
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