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Could you tell me the difference between 'will' and 'be going to'?
|fivejedjon Generally speaking. will is used to express the speaker's certainty, or the speaker's volition. Be going to implies that the speaker has present evidence.|
However, it is very difficult to predict how individual speakers will view a future ...
|rpsh It's said that 'be going to' implies something is going to happen at once, while 'will' implies that something will happen in the future which is further. Right?|
fivejedjon 'Complete me' sounds most unnatural...May I ask if your native language is English or "Czech language"? No offence. I just don't quite understand why things that sound unnatural to you sound quite natural to English English speakers (I mean, GPY from UK). ...
grammarfreakBut in American English usage( an I...I doubt that there are any differences between AmE and BrE in this respect. "(a) first love" is treated as a singular noun, and it has plural "first loves", and as far as I am aware this holds true in every variety of English. ...
|grammarfreak That's exactly my point. I completely understand the grammar rules are the same between Br and Amer. I don't mean the singular or plural aspect. If A is speaking about his first love, he is talking about the first girl he had serious feelings of, ...|
Mr. TomIs it possible to use common verbs as...Yes, but there is no fixed rule. Most often, the past participle is a pre-modifier but it can be a post-modifier.
Some participles are natural as modifiers, others are not. And some collocations are more natural than others.
With his health restored, he ...
Mr. TomIs it possible to use common verbs as...I assume you don't necessarily mean the pattern must include a with-phrase even though both of your examples have one.
Yes, you can use participles like that by the thousands, provided they are idiomatic and make sense. Not every such ...
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