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I've read the tense wiki summary and I would like to understand how it works on practice. Consider the Present Progressive Tense construction, denoting fixed arrangements:

I'm getting a new job the next month.

We're talking about the future, such that ST<RT=ET. So why we use Pr.Prog instead of Future tense with something aspect?

  • The basic idea is that it's so certain that it feels real to the speaker, so real that the speaker can think of it as something that is happening. – Damkerng T. Jul 6 '14 at 5:20
  • This answer here might answer your question. – Laure Jul 6 '14 at 10:08

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