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Dear AlpheccaStars

Thanks for the useful instructions.

AlpheccaStarsYou will likely not be following the instructions of "selecting the main features." You will be tempted to write about every data value indiscriminately! The instructions always say this:

I just want to ask about grammatical issue here. Usually, I see that people use the structure "be likely to do sth" for something with high possibility to happen in the future. But I see on what you wrote that " likely not be Ving" I don't know the way of using this. Could you please help me explain it?


What is the different between these sentences?

You will likely not be following the instructions of "selecting the main features."

(your sentence)

AND

You are likely not to follow the instructions of "selecting the main features."

(structure which I usually see).

AND

You will likely not to follow the instructions of "selecting the main features."



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LE HANH 2383You will likely not be following the instructions of "selecting the main features."

The continuous tenses of the verb "go" are

Present: I am going. (Negative: I am not going.)

Past: I was going (I was not going)

Future: I will be going. (I will not be going.)


This example is the future continuous tense of the verb follow, negated with and adverb "likely".

I am following.
I was following.
I will be following.

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Dear AlpheccaStars

Thanks for your answer.

I get what you explained above.I just realized that the word "likely" have 2 forms that are " adj" and "adv".

I think that 3 of these sentences have the same meaning which shows that something has high possibility to happen in the future . Is it right?


(1)You will likely not be following the instructions of "selecting the main features."

--> Adv "Likely" is used with the future progress tense.

(2)You will likely not follow the instructions of "selecting the main features."

-->Adv "Likely" is used with the future simple tense.

(3)You are likely not to follow the instructions of "selecting the main features.

-->Adj "Likely" is used with the present simple tense.

LE HANH 2383I think that 3 of these sentences have the same meaning which shows that something has high possibility to happen in the future . Is it right?

The sentences have similar meanings, but different time frames.

Dear AlpheccaStars,

AlpheccaStarsThe sentences have similar meanings, but different time frames.

This means I can use either sentence (2) or (3) instead your sentence. Is this right?


(1)You will likely not be following the instructions of "selecting the main features."

(2)You will likely not follow the instructions of "selecting the main features."

(3)You are likely not to follow the instructions of "selecting the main features.

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