Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: headlines

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • Persian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • Iran

    • Join Date: Nov 2010
    • Posts: 87
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    headlines

    Dear Native speakers,
    In the headlines, "infinitives" are used to refere to the future time. But a couple of days ago I saw this headline "Leader: Iranians will conquer new scientific horizons"
    Why has here "will" been used? Does it have special meaning?
    Thanks

  1. 5jj's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic

    • Join Date: Oct 2010
    • Posts: 28,167
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: headlines

    There is no rules abut what forms must be used in headlines - the sub-editors use a form that fits the available space.

Similar Threads

  1. [General] Newspaper Headlines
    By helpmeplease in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 08-Feb-2011, 07:59
  2. puzzled by newspapers headlines
    By alexka in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 26-Nov-2010, 15:22
  3. Headlines - Gerund
    By Nightmare85 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-Jan-2010, 04:38
  4. news headlines
    By Fame in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 19-Sep-2008, 11:47
  5. what do these two newspaper headlines mean?
    By maxleaf in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-May-2007, 16:30

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •