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    joham is offline Key Member
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    going to finish the work by 5.00

    I know we can say 'We will have finished/ will finish the work by 5.00 this afternoon.' Then could we say 'We're going to finish the work by 5.00 this afternoon?'

    Thank you very much.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: going to finish the work by 5.00

    You can - it expresses the intention of finishing by that time.

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    Re: going to finish the work by 5.00

    'We're going to finish the work by 5.00 this afternoon?'


    by 5:00 p.m.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: going to finish the work by 5.00

    I think it is fair to use either form. Certainly in spoken English, "5.00 this afternoon" is quite normal.

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    smsm_1985 is offline Newbie
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    Re: going to finish the work by 5.00

    we are going to finish the work by 5:00 or we will finish the work by 5:00 . the same intention. so we r using future tense in that case.

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