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Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning the usage of the Future Continuous in the Past in the following sentences?
Bernard Shaw said that the reasonable man would be adapting himself to the world, whereas the unreasonable one would be trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Julius Caesar did not expect that Brutus would conspire against him.
Julius Cesar did not expect that Brutus would be conspiring against him.
The second is simple not continuous.