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when we want to express future intentions or promises, can we use going to or will? [duplicate]

I am never going to talk to you ever again. I will never talk to you. Which is the best? I think the second one is better because it is a promise so "will" seems to be better but it is also an ...
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Will or going to? [duplicate]

Liverpool players are skilled, they are going to win/will win the match. Which of these is the best answer ? I think that the best answer is will. What’s your opinion?
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The difference between “will” and “going to” [duplicate]

Don't touch that dog it will bite. (it is a threat so "will" seems to be better), but will "going to" be also valid? And what is the difference between both forms? Is the threat surer than going to ...
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''will'' or ''going to''

My name is Tom and my friend's name is Anna. Anna has a plan to go to Croatia in summer(she bought her flight tickets) if I talk about her plans , is ''will'' or ''going to '' correct to use in the ...
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going to or will if there are evidences that something is going to be done [duplicate]

Florence: Oh, look at that mountain of dirty dishes! Who is going to wash all of those? Jack: I promise I will do them when I get home from work. Why "going to" and not "will "is it because ...
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Which future tense is better? [duplicate]

Did you know that Julia is having a baby? She ... (make) a great mother, I’ve no doubts. Should it be will or is going to? And why exactly?
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what is the difference between “going to” and “will”? [duplicate]

what is the main difference between going to and will. Why we use going to when will is of the same meaning?
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When to use “will” and when to use “is going to”? [closed]

Sometimes I will see my writing edited by someone, from "will" to "is going to", or vice versa. Example: Our sheep will give a baby this summer. Our sheep is going to give a baby this summer. What ...
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What's the difference between ''be going to'' and ''will'' in conditional sentences?

Please tell me the differences. Do they connote different points? You will get into trouble if you don't wear your uniform You are going to get into trouble if you don't wear your uniform ...
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I will turn the AC on vs i am going to turn the AC on [duplicate]

I am reviewing tenses right now: there are some really good worksheets online. It is often confusing to know what tense you have to apply, especially while talking. Anyhow, what's confusing me now is ...
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Question about be going to or will [duplicate]

Fill in the blanks: The phone is ringing, ... 1.I'll pick it up 2.I'm going to pick it up
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What are we going to do now? / What will we do now?

I and my friend discussed a grammar exercise related to future tenses like this: We seem to be completely lost. What (we, do) _________ now? For me, 'what are we going to do now' sounds much more ...
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'We are having a party this evening' - Why do we use the present continuous?

I have a sentence: We are having a party this evening. I don't know why we use present continuous. In grammar, we don't use having for possess.
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Using “will” vs “be going to” [duplicate]

It is a very confusing concept, when to use "will" or "be going to". Both of them refer to the future but there is a slight difference. One of the differences that I have found and I was confused ...