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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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Appointments

    Quote Originally Posted by killerfish View Post
    is this right?

    I have a appointment with the dentist tomorrow at 3.
    It is fine.

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    Default Re: Appointments

    They both can use in the context. I prefer #2.

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    Default Re: Appointments

    Quote Originally Posted by killerfish View Post
    is this right?

    I have a appointment with the dentist tomorrow at 3.
    AN.

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    Question Re: Appointments

    We use '' i am doing'' (present continuous) when we say what we have arranged to do, but if we use '' i am going to do something'' we say that we have decided to do it (but perhaps not arranged to do it), so i think in this situation ''I am seeing the dentist tomorrow at 3'' seems to be more proper.
    and also i reject 'I see the dentist tomorrow at 3' because we use simple present to talk about things in general, but I'm not sure about 'I will see the dentist tomorrow at 3'!so
    I'd use more than one!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sara68 View Post
    We use '' i am doing'' (present continuous) when we say what we have arranged to do, but if we use '' i am going to do something'' we say that we have decided to do it (but perhaps not arranged to do it), so i think in this situation ''I am seeing the dentist tomorrow at 3'' seems to be more proper.
    and also i reject 'I see the dentist tomorrow at 3' because we use simple present to talk about things in general, but I'm not sure about 'I will see the dentist tomorrow at 3'!so
    I'd use more than one!!!
    i think we can write " i am going..." because when we have to do something that we have plan to do, we can use "be + going to"

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