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    when are they similar?

    when are the meanings of will and going to similar?
    If there are any illustrative examples???

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    Re: when are they similar?

    Quote Originally Posted by fuadha View Post
    when are the meanings of will and going to similar?
    If there are any illustrative examples???
    We use both 'will' and 'going to' to talk about the future, usually we use 'will' to talk about spur of the moment decisions, and 'going to' to talk about things we have already decided to do.

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    Re: when are they similar?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    We use both 'will' and 'going to' to talk about the future, usually we use 'will' to talk about spur of the moment decisions, and 'going to' to talk about things we have already decided to do.
    Is there any difference in meaning if we say:

    John will make a good doctor.
    or:
    John is going to make a good doctor.

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    Re: when are they similar?

    Quote Originally Posted by fuadha View Post
    Is there any difference in meaning if we say:

    John will make a good doctor.
    or:
    John is going to make a good doctor.
    In that context, there is no difference.

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