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    If you will be (or are?) in town next week, please visit us.

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    #2

    Re: tense related

    Either of the sentences you quoted are acceptable.

    You could also say "if you are going to be in town next week. . .

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    Re: tense related

    If you are in town next week, let's have dinner.
    If you are going to be in town next week, let's have dinner.

    Both are OK.
    Last edited by youandcorey; 19-Jul-2011 at 05:37.

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    Re: tense related

    Quote Originally Posted by bwkcaj_ca View Post
    Either of the sentences you quoted are acceptable.
    Not quite: only 'are' is correct.

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    #5

    Re: tense related

    Quote Originally Posted by philo2009 View Post
    Not quite: only 'are' is correct.
    The 'are in 'Either of the sentences you quoted are acceptable' is incorrect.

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    Re: tense related

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    The 'are in 'Either of the sentences you quoted are acceptable' is incorrect.
    Indeed, that too!

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