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haseli22

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Dear teachers,

What will best fill the blank: will be or is going to be? Any why?

Tom sends his apolpogies but he ................... a few minutes late.

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Rover_KE

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Dear teachers,

What will best fill the blank: 'will be' or 'is going to be'? And why?

Tom sends his apologies but he ................... a few minutes late.

Thanks.

You can use either. They mean the same.

Rover
 

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I agree with Rover, but I'd add 'in that context'. They do not always have the same meaning.
 
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