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    #1

    Post I eat... later.

    Teachers,

    Is the grammar of the sentence correct?

    I eat at a restaurant later.

    I think the grammar is correct, since we can use the present tense of a verb for future time.

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    #2

    Re: I eat... later.

    I would expect "I will eat at a restaurant later."

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    Re: I eat... later.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I would expect "I will eat at a restaurant later."
    But is the sentence "I eat at a restaurant later." considered grammatically correct?

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    Re: I eat... later.

    That would depend on context. Do you have any?

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    Re: I eat... later.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    That would depend on context. Do you have any?
    None, sir. I just want to know if I can say or if I'm allowed to say "I eat at a restaurant later." intead of saying "I will eat at a restaurant later."

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    #6

    Re: I eat... later.

    John: Would you like to join me for dinner at 6?
    Mary: I work till 8. I eat (at a restaurant) later.

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