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    correct tense

    Are these sentences correct regarding their tense?
    1. Will you be going to the Olympic Games next time?
    2. Do you go to the Olympic Games next time?
    3. Are you going to the Olympic Games next time?
    4. Are you planning to go to the Olympic Games next time?

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    Re: correct tense

    Quote Originally Posted by ragan View Post
    Are these sentences correct regarding their tense?
    1. Will you be going to the Olympic Games next time?
    2. Do you go to the Olympic Games next time?
    3. Are you going to the Olympic Games next time?
    4. Are you planning to go to the Olympic Games next time?
    See above. It would be more natural to use "the next Olympic Games" each time.

    #2 is wrong because we would use "Do you go ..." to introduce a question about a regular, habitual action such as "Do you go to school by bus every day?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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