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    Default The meaning of "never going to be"

    What is the exact meaning of "never going to be" in the following sentence:

    We’re never going to be rich.

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    Default Re: The meaning of "never going to be"

    Do you know what "We're going to be rich" means?

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    Default Re: The meaning of "never going to be"

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Do you know what "We're going to be rich" means?
    Yes, It means :
    We are likely to be rich very soon .

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    Default Re: The meaning of "never going to be"

    Quote Originally Posted by Shamsiyan View Post
    Yes, It means :
    We are likely to be rich very soon .
    I think the next step in Dave's tuition would be to ask whether you know what "never" means.
    By the way, "very soon" is not implied in "going to". For example, "We're all going to die." That's a true statement, and it says nothing about when we'll die.

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