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    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    #1

    She is to become famous

    "to be used with the infinitive with to to express futurity, arrangement in advance, or obligation"

    In this sentence, it is certainly not an obligation or arrangement. Does the sentence have a similar meaning to:

    She will become famous. (futurity).

    What are there differences between the two sentences?



    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    #2

    Re: She is to become famous

    Without more context, it implies futurity.

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