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  1. B45
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    I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend in

    I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend in Sacramento this weekend.

    Is this sentence native?

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    It would be natural in informal speech, but "gonna" is nonstandard English. I don't really understand the opening part.

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It would be natural in informal speech, but "gonna" is nonstandard English. I don't really understand the opening part.
    My friend invited me to a jazz concert but I couldn't get seats next to her because I decided to join them last minute. So, I say:

    I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just going to go see my friend in Sacramento this weekend.

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    I get it!

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I get it!
    Native approved?

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    Yes.

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    As far as I know "to be going to" + "go" isn't a good choice. Am I right?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    As far as I know "to be going to" + "go" isn't a good choice. Am I right?
    No. I'm going to go on vacation next week.

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    I suppose I heard it from an Englishman.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: I don't see us sitting together at the concert so I'm just gonna go see my friend

    As far as I know, we can also say " I'm seeing my friend this weekend". Am I right?

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