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    Difference between "be going to" and "present continuous + future word"

    Hi there!

    I would like to know any differences between the use of "be going to" and "present continuous + a future word".

    Example:

    1. I am going to play tennis tomorrow.

    2. I am playing tennis tomorrow.

    Thanks!

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    Cool Re: Difference between "be going to" and "present continuous + future word"

    Quote Originally Posted by blue_jay975 View Post
    Hi there!

    I would like to know any differences between the use of "be going to" and "present continuous + a future word".

    Example:

    1. I am going to play tennis tomorrow.

    2. I am playing tennis tomorrow.

    Thanks!
    The first conveys a sense of a plan. The other states an arrangement that has already been planned.


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    Re: Difference between "be going to" and "present continuous + future word"

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    The first conveys a sense of a plan. The other states an arrangement that has already been planned.
    Thanks a lot!

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