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Will / Going to [duplicate]

I'm having some troubles with the usage of will and going to in the future tense. I have searched this problem all over Google, but I can't seem to find the universal explanation (for example, one ...
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Will (for certainty) and Going to (for evidence) [duplicate]

According to my grammar, when we talk about predictions, "will" can be used when we are certain something is going to happen and "going to" for evidences. I think that when we are talking about ...
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What's the difference between “will turn on” and “going to turn on ”? [duplicate]

I was playing an ESL Future Tenses Review Game when I came across the following question: You and your friend are reading. It's getting dark and you decide to turn on the light. You stand up and ...
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What is the correct use of the words “will” and “going to”? [duplicate]

What is the difference between these two sentences: when will we eat? When are we going to eat?
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“You are going to want to” vs “You will want to” [duplicate]

So I was going to say something the other day like "After eating this, you are going to want to go there." I wanted to express that after eating that, the person would end up with a wish about ...
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Will vs Going to [duplicate]

I’m a bit baffled about these two structures: going to and will. Here’s an example of where I get confused: Liverpool’s players are known to be skilled. They ....... the match easily. A) will win. ...
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Grammar, going to or will? [duplicate]

I just wanted to ask about a sentence,here it is Liverpool are known to be skilled, they.......the match easily. Won't it be they are going to win,because skills are something that can be developed ...
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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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Which one should be chosen: “will - are going to”? [duplicate]

Liverpool's players are skilled, so they .... the match easily. will win are going to win I had hard time answering this question in my final exam in the High School, my answer was the second. Some ...
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Future usage of “will” and “be going to” [duplicate]

I need some clarification about the future using "will" and "be going to". Please, describe which variant sounds as a plan, that I planned in advance and it will definitely happen. I'm going to move ...
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What's the difference between will and going to? [duplicate]

I have no idea what the difference between these are. I have heard that they have the same meaning, but how do they?
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Will vs going to with a personal skill [duplicate]

Lately, we had our finals and a question popped up in that went like this: Liverpool players are known to be skilled. They ...... The match easily. The choices were: "will win" or "are going to win" ...
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How do the tens­es and as­pects in English cor­re­spond tem­po­ral­ly to one an­oth­er?

Non-na­tive speak­ers of­ten get con­fused about what the var­i­ous tens­es and as­pects mean in English. With in­put from some of the folk here I've put to­geth­er a di­a­gram that I hope will pro­...
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“I am going to bed” vs. “I will be going to bed”

What is the difference between saying the following? I am going to bed in a few minutes. I will be going to bed in a few minutes. Or I will be getting off here. Or, I guess, I will be ...
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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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