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    Dr. Jamshid Ibrahim is offline Senior Member
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    Default Decisions

    All human life is a matter of decisions. philosophically speaking, it is like asking or showing the way. Decisions are reflected in English grammar in three ways that I know:

    First: "will" for spontaneous or instant decisions
    I am hungry I'll get a sandwich.
    I am cold I'll get a pullover.

    second: "going to" for planned decisions
    I am going to see the film this evening.

    Third: present continuous for decisons already taken: we are having a party on Saturday.

    Could anybody add something with regards to English grammar and vocabulary.
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    Default Re: Decisions

    The present simple is sometimes used for decisions:
    When she arrives, we leave.

    This is, however, just replacing 'we're leaving'.

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