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    Grammar question

    Could you please tell me the correct answer for this?


    There's a good film on at the cinema tonight. Are you interested?
    'Yes, I am.'
    'Great! I'll see/I'm seeing you outside the cinema at 7.30


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    Re: Grammar question

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    Could you please tell me the correct answer for this?


    There's a good film on at the cinema tonight. Are you interested?
    'Yes, I am.'
    'Great! I'll see/I'm seeing you outside the cinema at 7.30

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    Re: Grammar question

    Thanks svartnik! Now, That's so very interesting!!

    you see I just said this morning in the classroom that the answer is I'll see and my teacher said no the correct answer is I'm seeing.

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    Re: Grammar question

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    Thanks svartnik! Now, That's so very interesting!!

    you see I just said this morning in the classroom that the answer is I'll see and my teacher said no the correct answer is I'm seeing.
    "I'll be seeing you ... " is possible. But "I'm seeing you later" is wrong.
    Note, however, that "I'm seeing him/her/them later" = "I will be seeing him ... " is correct.

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    Re: Grammar question

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "I'll be seeing you ... " is possible. But "I'm seeing you later" is wrong.
    Note, however, that "I'm seeing him/her/them later" = "I will be seeing him ... " is correct.

    When we say 'I'm seeing' doesn't it mean that it is something that has been planned before? I mean it should be planned before the time that we're speaking but the speaker just decided to go see the movie at that moment?

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    Re: Grammar question

    Hi maral55

    A: There's a good film on at the cinema tonight. Are you interested?
    B: 'Yes, I am.'
    A: 'Great! I'll see you outside the cinema at 7.30.

    Note, will seeing is ungrammatical, but BE seeing is fine:


    • I'm seeing you at 7.30, right?

    => Meaning, to meet up with someone; to have a meeting, a date, a get together with someone.

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    Re: Grammar question

    Okay, thanks but beacuse this is a practice in headway book I thought it's supposed to have only one answer.

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