View Poll Results: If you have an appointment, which sentence do you use?

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  • I will see the dentist tomorrow at 3.

    375 23.26%
  • I am going to see the dentist tomorrow at 3.

    745 46.22%
  • I am seeing the dentist tomorrow at 3.

    180 11.17%
  • I see the dentist tomorrow at 3.

    49 3.04%
  • I'd use more than one.

    263 16.32%
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Thread: Appointments

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    Teia is offline Key Member
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    Default Re: Appointments

    I`ll see the dentist - determination

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    Default Re: Appointments

    ... "tomorrow" ... I think the first sentence is correct. It's an action executed on future. :)

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    Smile Re: Appointments

    I think "I am going to see the dentist tomorrow at 3" is the correct sentence because it indicates you have booked an appointment with the dentist

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ganiyu View Post
    I think "I am going to see the dentist tomorrow at 3" is the correct sentence because it indicates you have booked an appointment with the dentist
    I`m seeing the dentist tomorrow - you`ve made an appointment
    I`m going to see the dentist.. - your plan is to see the dentist, but you haven`t made any appointment.

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    yeah!!!!! when i speak english i just following my 6th sense.

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    What is important here is to know what is not used ("I see the dentist tomorrow"). All the rest are acceptable.

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    I am going to see the dentist tomorrow at 3.

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    I am going to see the dentist tomorrow at 3. it's US english and while first option: I will see the dentist tomorrow at 3. sounds more like british english. Is that so or I am wrong? I've choosed the first - US version.

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    Say:
    I've chosen the first....
    Or:
    I chose the first....
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    Wink Re: Appointments

    Grammatically correct is I'm seeing my dentist ... cause we're talking about FUTURE ARRANGEMENT- and in this case the only tense appropriate is Present Continuous.

    enjoy the comming week

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