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    a certain action in the future

    "Did I tell you that I got a jod at a small family run hotel? Well, I'm going to have to reschedule the whole thing since I'm going to be working on Fridays and Saturdays." Is it correct to "gonna be working on ..." instead of "will work on ..."?

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    Re: a certain action in the future

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "Did I tell you that I got a jod at a small family run hotel? Well, I'm going to have to reschedule the whole thing since I'm going to be working on Fridays and Saturdays." Is it correct to "gonna be working on ..." instead of "will work on ..."?
    "Going to be" not "gonna be".

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    Re: a certain action in the future

    I agree with bhaisahab that strictly speaking it should be "going to be" (Standard English). However, informally, "gonna be" is heard all the time. Example: "I'm gonna be off work for a couple a days."


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    Re: a certain action in the future

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I agree with bhaisahab that strictly speaking it should be "going to be" (Standard English). However, informally, "gonna be" is heard all the time. Example: "I'm gonna be off work for a couple a days."

    That's what I just was trying to say, If it was possible to use Future Progresive? Where would you put "just" before or after it?

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    Re: a certain action in the future

    The form is fine. What do you want to say by putting just in the sentence- it could mean different things.

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