Present cont. for fixed future arrangements

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Used with a time expression, the present continuous tense expresses fixed social or travel arrangements for the future:

"What are you doing tonight?" "I'm going out with some friends." (it is settled)
They are getting married next month. (they have made arrangements)
I'm flying to Copenhagen on the 15th. (I have booked my ticket)

I’m going out on Friday.
I’m seeing Tiffiny at 2 o’clock.
I’m visiting family at the weekend.
I’m meeting Mr Obama in front of Tesco.
I’m staying with Julie this weekend.

 

Practising:

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