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    Talking Is this correct?

    Hi
    Is this sentence correct?
    "The 1 you are, is way more important than the 1 you used to be or you might gonna be."

    Thanks

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    Re: Is this correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cut!e P!e View Post
    Hi
    Is this sentence correct?
    "The 1 you are, is way more important than the 1 you used to be or you might gonna be."
    It might be acceptable in a very informal message between friends, but not in more formal situations.

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    Re: Is this correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cut!e P!e View Post
    Hi
    Is this sentence correct?
    "The 1 you are, is way more important than the 1 you used to be or you might gonna be."

    Thanks
    Using a 1 to be "one" and writing "gonna" is not correct in anything more formal than a text message.

    The double modal (like "might going to") is common in spoken language in the American South and (I'm told) a few other places, but not really suitable for this.

    Who you are now is more important to me than who you were or who you might one day be.
    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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    Thanks a million!

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