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    Which of the following sentence gives correct meaning?
    Is there any difference in their meaning ?

    Example-
    I will be partying in tomorrow evening. I can't come to meet you.
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    I must be partying in tomorrow evening. I can't come to meet you.

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    Default Re: must be / will be

    You don't "party in." I think you mean you will be partying.

    Unless someone is compelling you to party, there is no "must" involved.

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    Default Re: must be / will be

    Neither sentence makes sense.

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    Default Re: must be / will be

    I'm going to a party tomorrow evening so I can't come to/and meet you.
    I'm supposed to be going to a party tomorrow evening so I can't come to/and meet you.
    I'm meant to be going to a party tomorrow evening so I can't come to/and meet you.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: must be / will be

    Quote Originally Posted by debasis1983 View Post
    Which of the following sentence gives correct meaning?
    Is there any difference in their meaning ?

    Example-
    I will be partying in tomorrow evening. I can't come to meet you.
    OR
    I must be partying in tomorrow evening. I can't come to meet you.
    When you write "partying in", do you mean having a party in your place of residence?

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    I'm actually guessing the preposition was mistakenly attached to "in tomorrow evening" and not to "partying."

    But it's just a guess.
    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 emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm going to a party tomorrow evening so I can't come to/and meet you.
    I'm supposed to be going to a party tomorrow evening so I can't come to/and meet you.
    I'm meant to be going to a party tomorrow evening so I can't come to/and meet you.
    Actually I asked this question to know the use of "must be+ing". If you can give me some example it will be great. Thanks a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by debasis1983 View Post
    Actually I asked this question to know the use of "must be+ing". If you can give me some example it will be great. Thanks a lot.
    You didn't use "must be +ing" in any of your examples.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I'm actually guessing the preposition was mistakenly attached to "in tomorrow evening" and not to "partying."

    But it's just a guess.
    I have taken this sentence randomly from internet. I believe it means 'Party at home'. The preposition is not for 'tomorrow'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You didn't use "must be +ing" in any of your examples.
    I have used "must be +ing" in my example i.e "must be partying".

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