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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    #1

    I'm not feeling like playing football

    Hello.

    I think that the sentence below is absolutely correct, but I just want to be sure:

    I'm not feeling like playing football right now.
    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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    #2

    Re: I'm not feeling like playing football

    It's possible.

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    #3

    Re: I'm not feeling like playing football

    I agree that it's possible, but "I don't feel like" is more likely in most cases. (I know you didn't ask "is it the most likely sentence?" but I didn't want you going off thinking it was the best choice for most situations.)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #4

    Re: I'm not feeling like playing football

    Is there a good reason for not using the more standard form? If so, use it. If, for example, you may change your mind and play, it could work.

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    #5

    Re: I'm not feeling like playing football

    "I don't want to play football right now" would also work.

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