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    #1

    will be ready or is going to be ready

    Are these both sentences used generally?
    Wash your hands. Dinner will be ready in five minutes.
    Wash your hands. Dinner is going to be.ready in five minutes.
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    #2

    Re: will be ready or is going to be ready

    Yes. I'd say #1 is more common.

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    #3

    Re: will be ready or is going to be ready

    Quote Originally Posted by fadysandy View Post
    Are these both sentences used generally?
    Wash your hands. Dinner will be ready in five minutes.
    Wash your hands. Dinner is going to
    be.ready in five minutes.
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    Yes, without the period after "be".

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    #4

    Re: will be ready or is going to be ready

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes. I'd say #1 is more common.
    Thanks a lot.
    But is #2 gramattically incorrect?
    Last edited by fadysandy; 26-Dec-2014 at 13:18.

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    #5

    Re: will be ready or is going to be ready

    Quote Originally Posted by fadysandy View Post
    But is #2 grammatically incorrect?
    No. If it had been, one of us would have said so.

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