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I was wondering if you could help me with this info.

I'm not sure which one is correct between these two. Or if they are both correct, and how can I explain the difference.

They are getting married/ They are going to get married.

Thank you very much.

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    "are getting married" implies either already arranged event or certainty in the future (Try saying "they are [definitely] getting married" ), whereas "be going to" sounds to me like a prediction or, even, an alternative to "will", yet does not sound like a decision made at the moment of speaking. – Alex Raw May 19 at 16:55
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    Thank you. The sentence is like this: A: Emma and Nick are going to get/ getting married. B: Really? When? 'Getting' is certain, but does it need a specific time mentioned? I believe it`s a prediction rather than something certain. – Ann May 19 at 16:58
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    I have to add that your examples can be synonymous with one another, yet the present continuous makes a more firm intention while in this case. I don't think "getting" sounds like a prediction compared to "I am not asking Ann to the party", which really is not a prediction. In addition to that, It's going to rain [soon]. can sound like a prediction. – Alex Raw May 19 at 17:12
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    I understand and I agree with you. What I meant in the last sentence was that I will choose 'going to', because in my example, is rather a prediction than something certain.Thank you. – Ann May 19 at 17:25

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