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“Will” vs. “going to” vs. Present Continious [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “The train will leave” vs. “is going to leave” vs. “leaves” vs. “is leaving” Here are three sentences: David is going to ...
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Future tense of verbs [duplicate]

When someone asks me, for example, to go with him to the cinema and I want to reply that I can't because I have to go to the doctor's, what should I say? I'm visiting a doctor I'm going to visit a ...
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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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Future forms; “will” or “going to” [duplicate]

Would you please tell me the right choice to this question: Liverpool's players are known to be skilled. They (are going to win / will win) the match easily.
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“Will graduate” vs. “will be graduated” vs. “is going to graduate”

Which of the following sentences are correct? He will graduate in May. He will be graduated in May. He is going to graduate in May. Issue 1: Is the second one grammatical? Issue 2: There ...
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Differences between ways to express future actions

I asked this question on a different site but I haven't gotten a useful answer. Could you tell me the difference in meaning between these sentences? Do you think you will visit them next week? ...
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Present tense for future events

Why does it sound perfectly natural to say Our flight leaves tomorrow at 6pm but weird to say It rains tomorrow at 6pm? What kind of scenario, if any, could make the rain sentence sound natural?
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Simple Present for Future Actions

Why can we use the following statement when we mean future events? What time do you get there? Or should we rather say: What time will you get there? Is there a difference?
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“it will take place” vs “it is taking place” (arranged actions in the future)

I've been trying to find an answer to a question that has been bugging me for quite some time now: If I have to express future in an action already planned and arranged can I use both I will + ...
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What tense should be used here?

Is use of present simple correct in these examples? My daughter goes to school tomorrow [for the first time]. I go to school to talk to my daughter's teacher tomorrow [and this happens ...
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Could someone explain to me the grammar of this sentence? [duplicate]

"My train arrives at 7.30 tomorrow".. or "My train will arrive at 7.30 tomorrow" Which one is gramatically correct? Usually I use the future but I heard a lot of people that use the first sentence and ...
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Why does English use the present continuous so often?

Why is the present continuous used in English so often in comparison to the simple present? For example I eat is possible, but the preferred way I am eating meaning roughly the same thing, is ...
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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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Why is this sentence 'her train is leaving tomorrow at 10AM' correct? [closed]

The word 'tomorrow' implies that the sentence should be in the future sentence. Wouldn't the correct sentences be 'her train will leave tomorrow at 10AM' or 'her train will be leaving tomorrow at 10AM'...