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    I was thinking that we can

    Hi,

    ''I was thinking/I am thinking/I have been thinking that we can go and eat out tonight. What do you think?''

    I'd like to ask if all three 'I was thinking/I am thinking/I have been thinking' are possible in the above sentence. If yes, is there any difference between 'was thinking' and the other two?Thanks.

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    Re: I was thinking that we can

    I prefer "I was thinking" but the other two aren't incorrect. However, I would use "could" instead of "can". Also, I would say either "... go out to eat tonight" or "... eat out tonight" but not "... go and eat out tonight".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I was thinking that we can

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    but not "... go and eat out tonight".
    I think I might say that.

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