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    Planning to go / planning on going

    Based on what I learnt in school, I would say "I'm planning to go to Paris."

    Based on what I've picked up since however I might say "I'm planning on going to Paris."

    Is there a difference in meaning or is either better than the other?

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    Re: Planning to go / planning on going

    Quote Originally Posted by expat35 View Post
    Based on what I learnt in school, I would say "I'm planning to go to Paris."

    Based on what I've picked up since however I might say "I'm planning on going to Paris."

    Is there a difference in meaning or is either better than the other?

    Thanks.
    I would use the first one, but both are widely heard.

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