"We are going to leave now."
Translation:Wir werden jetzt gehen.
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No, because "verlassen" needs an object: "Wir werden das Haus / dich verlassen."
(note: "Wir werden das Haus jetzt verlassen", "Wir werden jetzt das Haus verlassen", but only "Wir werden dich jetzt verlassen")
I used weggehen and it was marked wrong. I understand this translates as "to go away", but can this not be used to mean that you are leaving?
Why is this future tense, if it is "now"? In English, this is poorly thought out communication. The only time I can imagine its use might be where "now" is implying some conditon has set into motion your decision to leave. "Now" in this case is a substitution for "because of circumstances". For example; I no longer swim in a local river, because of pollution. I could say, "I will not swim in the river now" This in no way relates to "now" being the present. Can jetzt be used in this same way?
What's the difference between jetzt and gerade? Why not:
Wir werden gerade gehen