When we are considering something, in spoken English is it okay to use the Present Simple:

  • So what's your plan?
  • Well, I take the train to Boston. I go to his house. I sneak in and then I steal that piece you need while you stand outside waiting for me.

Is this grammatically okay?


Yes, absolutely. It is characteristic of informal speech, but in that context the present simple is often used for more-or-less immediate intentions.

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