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    Is it correct to use'I 'am going to have to talk to you'?

    I heard someone using this.Is it correct? I mean why did he not use simple like'I 'am going to talk to you'. Why did he use going to+have to+verb?
    Is there any difference between both sentence meaning or we can use either of them with same meaning?
    Please explain it well. I' d be very grateful to you.(SSorry if I made any mistake in writing I am just a beginner)
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Is it correct to use'I 'am going to have to talk to you'?

    It is correct to say "I'm going to have to talk to you." You can use "I'm going to talk to you" with the former emphasizing on the importance that I have to talk to you.

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    Re: Is it correct to use'I 'am going to have to talk to you'?

    Quote Originally Posted by M.aadil View Post
    I heard someone using this. (Space needed after a full stop) Is it correct? I mean why did he not use a simple construction like (space before opening quotation marks) 'I am going to talk to you'? Why did he use going to+have to+verb?
    Is there any difference between both the two sentences' meaning or we can use either of them with the same meaning?
    Please explain it well. I'd (no spaces around an apostrophe) be very grateful to you. (Space needed after a full stop) (Sorry if I made any mistakes in my writing. I am just a beginner.)
    Thanks in advance.
    See my corrections above. It is important to follow these rules of written English at all times:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with one appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Don't put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.

    In your title (and your post) you used "I 'am" That's wrong. You can write "I am" or "I'm".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 25-Jun-2017 at 09:18.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is it correct to use'I 'am going to have to talk to you'?

    Quote Originally Posted by andrewg927 View Post
    with the former emphasizing on the importance
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    Re: Is it correct to use'I 'am going to have to talk to you'?

    They're not the same.
    "I'm going to talk to you" basically means "I will talk to you."

    If we simplify "I am going to have to talk to you", we get "I will have to talk to you." This is about a future obligation.

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    Re: Is it correct to use'I 'am going to have to talk to you'?

    Thank you so much. You made my day. I was not aware of punctuation rules completely but you made me. So a big thanks & I had a typing issue with my title("I 'am") like with sorry (ss).

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    Re: Is it correct to use'I 'am going to have to talk to you'?

    Thank you all of you for your kind replies especially a big thanks to emsr2d2 & teechar.

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