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    Question The Notepad application will be installed in the future

    Hi,

    There is a "Notepad" application need to be install on the PC.

    A. The Notepad application will be install in the future.
    B. The Notepad application will be installed in the future.

    Are both A and B correct?

    I think both A and B are correct, but want to confirm.

    Please help, thanks.

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    Re: The Notepad application will be installed in the future

    Only B is correct.
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    Re: The Notepad application will be installed in the future

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Only B is correct.

    Why A is incorrect?

    In my opinion, the action for installing the "Notepad" is just a plan, and the time for installation is in the future.

    As we may forget to install the "Notepad" or don't want to install the "Notepad" for some reason in the future, so I think "to be install" may be suitable for this situation.
    And, if we really installed the "Notepad" in the future, then "to be installed" is for this situation.

    But who knows the "Notepad" will be installed or not, so, I think both are correct.

    Please help to clarify again, thanks.

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    Re: The Notepad application will be installed in the future

    "Will be install" is not grammatical. Just get it.

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    Re: The Notepad application will be installed in the future

    In my opinion, the past participle must be used in the passive voice whether the action is a plan for the future or not.
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    Re: The Notepad application will be installed in the future

    Quote Originally Posted by fenglish View Post
    Hi,

    There is a "Notepad" application which needs to be installed on the PC.

    A. The Notepad application will be install in the future.
    B. The Notepad application will be installed in the future.

    Are both A and B correct?

    I think both A and B are correct, but want to confirm.

    Please help, thanks. Unnecessary. It's clear that you are asking for our help.
    Quote Originally Posted by fenglish View Post
    Why is A is incorrect?

    In my opinion, the action for of installing the "Notepad" is just a plan, and the time for installation is in the future.

    As We may forget to install the "Notepad" or perhaps we don't want to install the "Notepad" for some reason in the future, so I think "to be install" may be suitable for this situation.
    And, if we really actually installed the "Notepad" in the future, then "to be installed" is for this situation.

    But who no one knows if the "Notepad" will be installed or not, so (no comma here) I think both are correct.

    Please help to clarify again, thanks.
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