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    just finishing/just going to finish

    --Are you still busy?
    --Yes, I'm _______ the report for the manager and it won't take long.
    A. just finishing B. just going to finish

    The given answer is A. But does B work as well?

    Thank you in advance

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    Re: just finishing/just going to finish

    It sure does.

    I was working on another task up until now. And now my plans are to finish up the report I started earlier. I was just going to finish it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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