be going to ⪢⪢
"Livesey!" said Mr Trelauney. "Tomorrow I'm going to Bristol. I'm going to buy a ship and find sailors. Jim, you and Dr Livesey are going to come with me to look for the treasure!" #intention
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 be going to ⪢⪢
We're not going to stop. #intention #Moby_Dick
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 Three Ways to Express Future Events
(1) present continuous: Emphasizes the present effect of the future event. Fixed plans. (2) be going to: Emphasizes the intention. Plans made in the past. (3) present simple: Future event based on a schedule or timetable. Used in subordinate clauses.
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 Be Going To
(1) future plans decided before "I can't go with you tonight I'm going to study at the library with some friends." (2) predictions we can see now "Look at the clouds! It's going to rain."
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 Be Going To
(1) future plans decided before "I can't go with you tonight I'm going to study at the library with some friends." (2) predictions we can see now "Look at the clouds! It's going to rain."
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