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"Nous allons prendre un bon repas."

Translation:We are going to have a good meal.

March 25, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/W-Ruggles-Wolfe

Why not "We will have a good meal"?

Thank you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/W-Ruggles-Wolfe

Interestingly, I believe that the "will" construction is allowed here:

https://www.duolingo.com/comment/1348836

(I was given the above sentence during infinitives practice. Wasn't paying attention and I'm pretty certain I typed "They will come with us", which was accepted.)

I realize that's is extremely hard for the moderators to keep these billions of sentences consistent, so no harm, no foul.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ripcurlgirl

You may find this thread interesting as Sitesurf discusses the preference of the aller construction.

https://www.duolingo.com/comment/26356182


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/W-Ruggles-Wolfe

A few sentences later, I was given the same construction.

The user comments provided the answer: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/686519

https://www.grammarbank.com/will-vs-going-to.html


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZISHI4

Why would "We are going to have a great meal" not work?

thanks


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ripcurlgirl

"Great" is a bit effusive. You would need to say something like "Nous allons prendre un super (ou génial) repas! "

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