Forums · General English Grammar & Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking · General English Grammar Questions
Anonymous:A. I will make the adjustments on the report. (simple future)
B. I will be making the adjustments on the report. (future progressive)
Is there a difference in meaning between the sentences above?
Or is there an implied time for the verb between these sentences?
C. It will be the first time that you meet your cousins.
D. It will be the first time that you will meet your cousins.
Are both sentences above acceptable?
If the second sentence is incorrect, is there a grammar rule in this kind of sentence structure?
Please advise. Thank you.
Or is there an implied time for the verb between these sentences?-- No.
Are both sentences above acceptable?-- Grammatically, yes, but native speakers use C.
If the second sentence is incorrect, is there a grammar rule in this kind of sentence structure?-- Native speakers tend to use present for future in dependent clauses.
Anonymous:Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this. I now understand.
People are waiting to help.
Live chatRegistered users can join here
Related forum topics:
Will-future progressive tense?Futuregoing to future + progressive future. any...questions in the future?In (the) future?simple present and present progressive in the...future progressive/ future perfect tense?future/simple?The progressive form for the future.?Future no future?Future Real vs. Future Unreal?In future/In the future?Is there mistakes in these sentences "Simple...Future progressive tense and etc.?Present progressive with future meaning ?Simple future vs future progressive?Future Simple + Future Simple?Modal or future?Future TenseFuture progressive for future repetitions?Future Tense versus Future Progressive TensePresent Simple or Future Simple