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I am studying Oxford Practice Grammar Book. I have seen this sentence below. Can we use "will be" instead of "will" in this sentence?

The meeting will start at half past seven.

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In a word, yes, if you mean can you write the sentence as:

The meeting will be starting at half past seven

The sentence above implies that the meeting will be happening shortly, whereas the sentence you have posted could be used for a meeting tomorrow.

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