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    Is there any difference in meaning between "we'll(1)" and "we'll(2)"?
    1. If you have time, call me and we'll do dinner.
    2. We'll get the cakes for the coffee morning tomorrow, Jane.

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    Default re: we'll

    No. They are both contractions of we will.

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    Thank you.
    Is there any difference in meaning between "we will(1)" and "we will(2)"?
    1. If you have time, call me and we will do dinner.
    2. We will get the cakes for the coffee morning tomorrow, Jane.

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    Default Re: we will

    No. What makes you think there might be a difference?

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    While we're asking questions, what is "coffee morning tomorrow"?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    While we're asking questions, what is "coffee morning tomorrow"?
    'Coffee morning' is an occasion whn people get together over a coffee. This one is planned for tomorrow.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Is that an actual phrase? Like "cocktail hour"?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Is that an actual phrase? Like "cocktail hour"?
    Not exactly like "cocktail hour", Barb. Here is an example of a charity coffee morning in the UK: World's Biggest Coffee Morning - cancer charity coffee morning event - Macmillan Cancer Support

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Is that an actual phrase? Like "cocktail hour"?
    Yes, it's a common phrase in BrE.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: we will

    As you may have guessed, I was unfamiliar with the phrase and wondered if the OP has mixed up "tomorrow morning" with "morning tomorrow."

    Thanks for the edification.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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