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    #1

    there is

    Hello,

    Hey, Jenna do you know there is a stand-up show on tv tomorrow? Will you watch it?

    My question is can we use refer this situation for future like this or must we use 'there will be' instead of that?

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    #2

    Re: there is

    It's fine as it is. we quite commonly use the present tense for scheduled future events.

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    #3

    Re: there is

    Hello again,

    There is not a soul here vs Here is not a soul

    There are some tips for using the Internet for your job search here vs Here are some tips for using the Internet for your job search

    My question is can we construct a sentence without using 'there' as I wrote at the second choices?

    Are they the same meanings?

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    #4

    Re: there is

    Quote Originally Posted by ridvann View Post
    1. There is not a soul here.
    2. Here is not a soul.
    3. There are some tips for using the Internet for your job search here.
    4. Here are some tips for using the Internet for your job search.
    #4 is fine. We can use 'here is/are' when we are indicating or offering something. However, if #4 is meant to have a very similar meaning to #3, then it is not natural. We do not normally begin a sentence with 'here' when 'here' is a location rather than an offer/indication. #2 is not natural.
    #1 and #3 are , of course, fine.

    ps. In future, please start a new thread for a completely different question.

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