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    Question future tenses

    Hi,

    can anyone explain the difference between :

    ´Will you marry me?´ and ´Will you be marrying me?´

    Thanks

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    Re: future tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by gogelova View Post
    Hi,

    can anyone explain the difference between :

    ´Will you marry me?´ and ´Will you be marrying me?´

    Thanks
    There are several possibilities. I think that the most likely are that:

    the first is a proposal of marriage;
    the second could be a question about whether an already arranged marriage will take place - Last week you said you wanted to call it off; on Monday you said you were looking forward to it. Now you're getting cold feet again. Make up your mind! Will you be marrying me or not?


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    Re: future tenses

    Thank you,lego

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    Re: future tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by gogelova View Post
    Thank you,lego
    lego?

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    Re: future tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    lego?


    Where did that come from?

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    Re: future tenses

    ´Will you marry me?´ English English

    ´Will you be marrying me?´ Possibly Irish English, or as fivejedjon said, from the context it could indicate choice: 'marrying me or not?' 'marrying me or him?'

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