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    Correction

    Are these sentences are correct?

    1/Football world cup 2018 holds in Russia.
    2/Plane takes on at 3 pm tomorrow.
    Note:I have taken the ticket and I know the departure time.

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    #2

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    No- can you see why?

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    2018 and tomorrow are in the future. Have you used the correct verb form for the future?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Correction

    Yes these are future actions but aren't they schedule actions?
    So they should be as follows:
    1/Football world cup 2018 will be held in Russia.
    2/Plane is taking on at 3 pm tomorrow.

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    #5

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    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    Yes these are future actions but aren't they schedule actions?
    So they should be as follows:
    1/Football world cup 2018 will be held in Russia.
    2/Plane is taking on at 3 pm tomorrow.
    Those sentences are different from the first two sentences you posted. The sentences you posted in #1 are both incorrect.

    1. The Football World Cup in 2018 is being held in Russia OR The Football World Cup in 2018 will be held in Russia.
    2. The plane is taking off at 3pm tomorrow OR The plane will be taking off at 3pm tomorrow.

    Note that when an aeroplane leaves the ground, we say it "takes off" not "takes on".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Correction

    Thanks a lot.
    Actually, I have being confused to differ between future and scheduled actions which we use presen simple.

    As here:
    The course starts in June.

    Why do we say:

    The course will start in June.

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    Re: Correction

    I think there have been many threads on this topic. For me, there is no difference between:

    The course starts in June.
    The course will start in June.
    The course is starting in June.

    If you are speaking in, for example, March 2012 and the course is due to start in June 2012, you can use any of the above. I'm not sure what you mean by "future and scheduled actions". Do you think they are two different things?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

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    Thanks I have got it.
    The actions which fixed and cannot be changed.
    Ex:
    The meeting starts at noon.
    I have been confused but now it's clear.

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    Re: Correction

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    Thanks I have got it.
    The actions which fixed and cannot be changed.
    Ex:
    The meeting starts at noon.
    I have been confused but now it's clear.
    Why can the time of a meeting not be changed?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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