I differ in the sense that 'will' always indicates future certainity while 'would' is used to express future possibility.Hello,
Years ago I learned when to use all the Future tenses.
However, I'm not an expert...
I will try to write 3 examples:
I will dance at the party tonight.
I'm going to dance at the party tonight.
I'm dancing at the party tonight.
1. It's not very sure if I dance at the party tonight. No, it is an instant decision.
2. It's pretty sure.
3. Only death could prevent me from dancing tonight
Okay, but there are plenty of things that I don't understand.
Why do some guys say: "I promise I will..." when it's not sure at all?
When someone asks me: "Why did you not dance at the party? You promised it!" would I just say: "No, I only said -I will-" ?
I cannot really see when to use the specific tenses.
When would you use them?
Can you give me 3 examples when you would use them?
I think I can at least see a clear difference between will and the other 2.
I guess I will leave. (Instant decisions)
I think I will stay here. (Instant decisions)
It's not sure if I will be there tonight. (Certain prediction)
I heard he will come next week.(certain possibility)
I will try to read this book. (a promise)
I'm sure only will fits here. Yes, the reasons are indicated in braclets)
I could not make the same for going to and -ing, because both seem identical to me.
I hope this has not become too complex or confusing
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