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    are going to discuss/ are expected to discuss

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be so kind to tell me your opinion concerning the following two sentences?

    They are going to discuss this matter at the next forum.
    They are expected to discuss this matter at the next forum.

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V

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    Re: are going to discuss/ are expected to discuss

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be so kind to tell me your opinion concerning the following two sentences?

    They are going to discuss this matter at the next forum. = It is sure they will discuss it at the forum.
    They are expected to discuss this matter at the next forum. = They should, but it is not 100% sure yet, as the forum has not started

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V
    Greetings,

    Charliedeut

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