"It will be" vs "It is"

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1 It is necessary to bring an umbrella when ...
2 It will be necessary to bring an umbrella when ...

From my interpretation, #1 is a definite requirement. The speaker is probably some authoritative person i.e. experienced or has some knowledge of the situation to offer that advice.

In #2, the speaker is trying to be tactful when imparting the advice. Rather than forcing the issue; the speaker leaves it up to the recipient to decide whether or not to being an umbrella.

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henry said:
In this case , I'm of your opinion.
:wink: well explained!

Thanks :)

Were you not of my opinion at one time?

Say, "I agree with you" instead of "I am of your opinion". It's grammatical, but it's also a bit formal and out of date.

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We do, however, say 'I am of the same opinion' in BE sometimes. ;-)
 
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