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    future progressive emphasize certainty

    "You'll be needing help getting your baggage to the station."

    Why would the speaker use the future progressive in this sentence? Since a man was carrying too many suitcases, he wanted to emphasize that he would need help?

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    Re: future progressive emphasize certainty

    It doesn't seem to me that they're emphasising the need, just taking it for granted.

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