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    "...is to launch.." What tense is it?

    Obama is to launch....What tense is it?

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    Re: "...is to launch.." What tense is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Suthipong View Post
    Obama is to launch....What tense is it?
    It's the present (simple of the verb am/is/are/was/were to. As with other verbs (for example, hope, want. have) the verb that follows to refers to a future situation.

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