going to finish the work by 5.00

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joham

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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?'

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Anglika

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

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


by 5:00 p.m.
 

Anglika

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

smsm_1985

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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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