RE: [gothic-l] Re: Why German has no future tense
>From: "sollersuk" <sollers@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [gothic-l] Re: Why German has no future tense
>Date: Sun, 09 May 2004 16:18:33 -0000
> > > Come to think of it, the French use "aller" as an auxiliary to
> > > express the future pretty often as well.
> > That's used to express the imminent future, as in within the next
> > minutes to a couple hours, so, 'je vais aller au march�' I'm going
> > go to the market.
> > (Just throwing in my two bits. :) )
> > Cheers
> > Daniel
>And a bit wider as well, with a feeling of "intent" - "Je vais me
>marier"; I would only expect "Je me mariera" with a date, even a
>fairly vague one.
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