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Before we are going to discuss时态错了吗? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2005-3-17 11:09:30 |Display all floors
在我们探讨“时间管理”这个问题以前,不妨先来读篇文章。
Before we are going to discuss the topic of “time management”, let’s read a small article first.

I know it might be more grammatically correct to say"Before we discuss the topic....", but I really think it sounds better to use "before we ARE GOING TO DISCUSS......"

What do you think?

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Post time 2005-3-17 11:17:58 |Display all floors

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含before的从句一般不用将来时态,如果采用“will / would +V.”时,一般被认为是情态或虚拟语气。例如:
    I would die before I would confess to it.
acording to your meaning, "Before we are going to discuss" is not right, i think!

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Post time 2005-3-17 11:31:50 |Display all floors

before we dicuss; before we start discussing

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