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    go to attend

    --Will you go to attend Jack's birthday party?
    --No, _______.
    A. unless invited to B. even if invited to C. even though invited to

    1. Is this question well-worded? To my understanding, attend means go to, so we need only say 'attend' . And if we are asking if the other person intends to attend the party, we should ask 'Will you be attending Jack's birthday party?' Am I right?

    2. Do all three answers work well for the sentence, only different in meaning?

    3. I thought the 'to' in the answers is not necessary. Am I rigth?

    Thank you in advance.
    Last edited by joham; 09-Sep-2010 at 03:46. Reason: two words deleted.

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    Re: go to attend

    1. "Will you attend" or "will you be attending" would be correct. The phrasing in the original is not.

    2. These would be correct forms:
    • "No, unless I was invited."
    • "No, even if I was invited."
    • "No, even though I was invited."


    3. The "to" is unnecessary.


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    Re: go to attend

    Not a teacher.

    You could say "Will you go to the party?"

    You could say "Will you attend the party?"

    You could say "Are you going to attend the party?"

    You could say "Are you going to go to the party?"

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