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    Default Linda is to come back here by 9 o'clock

    Can the following be interpreted only as 1(obligation) or 2(schedule) as well? I think depending on context, the meaning can vary, right?

    ex)Linda is to come back here by 9 o'clock
    =>1. Linda has to come back here by 9 o'clock
    2. Linda is going to come back here by 9 o'clock.

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    Default Re: Linda is to come back here by 9 o'clock

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Can the following be interpreted only as 1(obligation) or 2(schedule) as well? I think depending on context, the meaning can vary, right?

    ex)Linda is to come back here by 9 o'clock
    =>1. Linda has to come back here by 9 o'clock
    2. Linda is going to come back here by 9 o'clock.
    Yes, context would make it clear.

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