[Grammar] From now on

Kotfor

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Is it OK to use the Present Continuous and the Future continuous with "from now on"?

1) I will be playing the piano all the time from now on (a promise)
2) I am playing the piano all the time from now on. (a promise)

Or may be you have your own examples?
 

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I would only use 1.

Not a teacher.
 

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#1 would be grammatically correct with a full stop at the end, but when will you eat and sleep?

There's no need to capitalise the names of tenses.
 

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You could make up a context where the second might work, but in most normal contexts, the first works much better.
 

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I agree that the first is much more natural but it is not logical or likely. You can't possibly be planning to play the piano all the time from now on.
 

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What about these two?

a) You will be grounded for 1 month from now on.
b) You are grounded for 1 month from now on.
 

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You will be grounded for one month, starting now.

There is a potential ambiguity with "one month from now". It could be taken to mean "starting in four weeks' time".
 

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I agree that the first is much more natural but it is not logical or likely. You can't possibly be planning to play the piano all the time from now on.

If the person were a musician who used to play two instruments in the band but will be playing the piano all the time from now on, it would makes sense to me.
 

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If the person were a musician who used to play two instruments in the band but will be playing the piano all the time from now on, it would makes sense to me.

Wouldn't he/she be "playing only/exclusively the piano from now on" rather than playing anything "all the time"?
 

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Is it OK to say 'From now on, I will be playing only the piano for one month.'?
 
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