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I am excited to watch the baseball game

What does this sentence mean exactly?

  1. I am excited as soon as I watched the baseball game.

  2. I am looking forward to watching the baseball game.

  3. Either 1 or 2 according to context.

  4. Either 1 or 2 according to context, but 1 is more likely than 2

  5. Either 1 or 2 according to context, but 2 is more likely than 1

And I want to know the reason why you choose the number.

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Here is the context that determines the meaning: Is the game currently in progress?

If yes, then the person is talking about the present; if no, then they are talking about the future.


In all likelihood, however, that's not how somebody would actually phrase the sentence.

For the present:

I'm excited to be watching the baseball game.

For the future:

I'm excited I'll get to watch the baseball game. OR
I'm excited to get to watch the baseball game.

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