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What is the difference between future with will and going to?

What is the difference between future with will and going to?

There are two future forms used in most conversations: the future with “will” and the future with “going to.” The main difference between the two forms is that “going to” is used for plans and intentions made before the moment of speaking, and the “will” to speak about the future at the moment of speaking.

When to use will or going to?

When you’re talking about actions that you will do soon (tomorrow or next week), use GOING TO. When you want to ask/request for something, use WILL). When you’re expecting/anticipating something to happen, use GOING TO. Finally, when you promise something, use ‘WILL!

What is the difference between going to and future continuous?

The future continuous refers to an unfinished action or event that will be in progress at a time later than now. The use of going to refer to future events suggests a very strong association with the present.

Can we use going to for future?

The expression be going to, followed by a verb in the infinitive, allows us to express an idea in the near future: I’m going to talk to him.

Will or going to Examples?

I’ll help you tomorrow, if you like. 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.

Will be going to meaning?

be going to in American English to be intending to; will or shall. See full dictionary entry for going.

What are examples of future tense?

Examples – Future Tense

  • She’ll write the e-mail after lunch.
  • Don’t lift that. You’ll hurt yourself.
  • You dropped your purse.
  • I’ll see you tomorrow.
  • You’ll get the answer by post.
  • Dan’s going to take the order over to the customer.
  • The girls are going to sing ‘Amazing Grace’ now.
  • I’ll drive you to your lesson at 4 pm.

Will and going to examples?

Will + infinitive Be going to + infinitive
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.

What is the rule of future continuous tense?

In order to form the future continuous tense, we use the phrase will be followed by the present participle of the verb. The present participle is a form of the verb that ends in -ing. For example, the present participle of swim is swimming.

What is going to grammar?

We use going to when we have the intention to do something before we speak. We have already made a decision before speaking.

How do you use going to in a sentence?

Subject + be verb + going + infinitive…

  1. I am going to finish my report tonight.
  2. She is going to do some research this afternoon.
  3. Tim said that he is going to listen to some live music tonight.
  4. They are going to bake a cake for her birthday.
  5. We are going to wait and see what happens before we make a decision.

What is future tense and example?

In grammar, a future tense (abbreviated FUT) is a verb form that generally marks the event described by the verb as not having happened yet, but expected to happen in the future. An example of a future tense form is the French aimera, meaning “will love”, derived from the verb aimer (“love”).