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    In a context that does not help to clarify the meaning I saw a sentence that goes more or less like so:

    X does not say "This will be" but "This is to be" or "this is good"; not "This will not be" but "This is not to be" or "This is not good".

    The meaning of the "this is to be" parts is unclear to me. Could you help with clarifying what such sentences may mean?

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    Re: Be

    Quote Originally Posted by okok View Post
    In a context that does not help to clarify the meaning I saw a sentence that goes more or less like so:

    X does not say "This will be" but "This is to be" or "this is good"; not "This will not be" but "This is not to be" or "This is not good".

    The meaning of the "this is to be" parts is unclear to me. Could you help with clarifying what such sentences may mean?
    I have no idea. In general, "this is to be" speaks of a plan for a future occurrence.

    The stadium is to be built in the old railroad yard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I have no idea. In general, "this is to be" speaks of a plan for a future occurrence.

    The stadium is to be built in the old railroad yard.
    Thanks. Yes, I know, and this exactly the problem, becasue these sentences together are supposed to express a difference.


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    Hi, Okok,
    I perceive This is to be as It must be so, it should be so, but the lack of context leaves us in the dark.
    Cheers


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    I wonder what those four icons at the bottom mean and where they come from.
    ?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humble View Post
    I wonder what those four icons at the bottom mean and where they come from.
    ?????
    I've wondered the same thing.

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