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    Dear Native speakers,
    In the headlines, "infinitives" are used to refere to the future time. But a couple of days ago I saw this headline "Leader: Iranians will conquer new scientific horizons"
    Why has here "will" been used? Does it have special meaning?

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    Re: headlines

    There is no rules abut what forms must be used in headlines - the sub-editors use a form that fits the available space.

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