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    playing going to play

    What is the difference between am playing and going to play

    Mary: Are you free for lunch tomorrow?
    Chris: Sorry! I'm playing tennis with Yong Soo.

    Chris: Sorry! I'm going to play tennis with Yong Soo.

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    Re: playing going to play

    The present progressive is used when arrangements have been made, so it sounds more fixed and impossible to cancel.

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