- 1 Post By Raymott
Can we use a progressive form of "going to" structure to make polite enquiries about people's plans?
"Will you be staying in this evening?" I simply want to know plans.
"Are you going to stay in this evening?" We want to get an answer.
"Are going to be staying in this evening?" Possible? What would be the meaning?
Last edited by ostap77; 06-Dec-2010 at 21:29.
Re: polite enquiries
Yes, you can use any of those forms. There's no difference in terms of politeness.
Originally Posted by ostap77
You can also say:
Are you planning on staying in ...
Do you plan to stay in ...
Do you plan to be staying in ...
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