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    will to have

    If my tomorrow (future) plan has canceled, because of something.

    How can I say this? I tried below.

    1. I will to have come tomorrow but I have to go to exam tomorrow so i will not able to come tomorrow.

    (We use "was to and was to have" in past.)

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    Re: will to have

    I guess you mean something like: "I had to come tomorrow but I will not be able to because I have an exam".
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: will to have

    It would be more natural as "I was supposed to come tomorrow but I won't be able to as/because I have an exam".

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    Re: will to have

    "Had to + tomorrow,was to + tomorrow " are like past and future combation in one sentence. This is confusing me.

    what I want to say that person. which is a future condation. Which will not happen. Beacuse of something more imp. Future condation occure.
    Last edited by vaibhavmaskar; 01-Apr-2014 at 16:54.

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    Re: will to have

    Bhai has told you the most natural thing to say in your situation.

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    Re: will to have

    Quote Originally Posted by vaibhavmaskar View Post
    "Had to + tomorrow,was to + tomorrow " are like past and future combation in one sentence. This is confusing me.
    "I was supposed to come tomorrow"; "I was meant to come tomorrow"; "I was to come tomorrow."
    These all use "was" (past, as you say) but refer to the future - because you have already decided that you can't come tomorrow.
    If you have not decided yet, you can say "I am supposed to/meant to come tomorrow, but ..." which uses the present tense.
    You can use a conditional - "I would have come tomorrow, if I didn't have an exam to do."
    You can't use "will" or a future construction for this without changing the meaning.

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