going to + INFINITVE

going to + INFINITVE

Point 31 in the category of FUTURE is defined:

‘be going to’:  increasing range of verbs to make predictions.

* Note, there is no other entry for this structure with lexical verbs in the EGP.  There are other points for a combination with adverbs though.  So whether or not they are used for predictions doesn’t matter when it comes to the form pointing to B1 only.


An iWeb search for:

_VB going to VVI

*we have manually removed was|were

1 ARE GOING TO GET 23377
2 ‘RE GOING TO GET 22241
3 IS GOING TO HAPPEN 18812
4 IS GOING TO GET 18138
5 IS GOING TO TAKE 16988
6 IS GOING TO MAKE 16695
7 ‘S GOING TO HAPPEN 15884
8 ARE GOING TO USE 15328
9 ‘RE GOING TO NEED 14712


10 ‘M GOING TO TRY 13717

PELIC STUDENT:

I‘m going to try another steak.

Korean female level 3 writing class.

*intention


11 ‘S GOING TO TAKE 13462
12 ARE GOING TO NEED 13017
13 ARE GOING TO MAKE 12692

15 AM GOING TO TRY 11410

17 ‘RE GOING TO SEE 11181
18 ‘M GOING TO GO 10296
19 IS GOING TO GO 10078
20 IS GOING TO COME 10029
21 ARE GOING TO GO 9159
22 ARE GOING TO SEE 9145
23 ARE GOING TO TAKE 9145
24 ‘S GOING TO GET 8544
25 ‘RE GOING TO MAKE 8406
26 ‘M GOING TO GET 8252
27 IS GOING TO HELP 8245

29 ‘RE GOING TO GO 8086
30 ARE GOING TO WANT 8038

32 ‘RE GOING TO USE 7703
33 ‘RE GOING TO WANT 7695

36 IS GOING TO CHANGE 7505
37 ARE GOING TO LOVE 7241
38 ‘RE GOING TO TAKE 7133
39 IS GOING TO LOOK 6836
40 IS GOING TO GIVE 6778
41 ‘M GOING TO GIVE 6457
42 ‘M GOING TO MAKE 6386

44 ARE GOING TO LOOK 6089
45 ‘M GOING TO TAKE 5974
46 ‘S GOING TO MAKE 5869

48 IS GOING TO COST 5361
49 ARE GOING TO START 5283
50 ‘M GOING TO USE 5215
51 ARE GOING TO FIND 5177
52 ARE GOING TO COME 5098
53 ‘RE GOING TO FIND 4882
54 ARE GOING TO TRY 4829

56 AM GOING TO MAKE 4600

59 AM GOING TO USE 4540
60 ‘RE GOING TO LOOK 4485
61 IS GOING TO NEED 4451

63 ARE GOING TO GIVE 4360
64 ‘M GOING TO START 4277
65 ‘M GOING TO SHOW 4273
66 AM GOING TO GET 4218
67 ‘RE GOING TO TRY 4097
68 ‘S GOING TO GO 4089
69 IS GOING TO BECOME 4063
70 ‘RE GOING TO LOVE 3977
71 AM GOING TO GO 3972

73 ‘M GOING TO SAY 3827
74 ‘S GOING TO COME 3803
75 ‘RE GOING TO START 3783
76 IS GOING TO END 3782

78 AM GOING TO GIVE 3746
79 ‘RE GOING TO TALK 3557
80 ‘M GOING TO KEEP 3521
81 ARE GOING TO CONTINUE 3433
82 AM GOING TO SHOW 3391

84 IS GOING TO CONTINUE 3359
85 ARE GOING TO PUT 3276
86 AM GOING TO TAKE 3244
87 ARE GOING TO TALK 3233
88 ARE GOING TO CHANGE 3231
89 ARE GOING TO SAY 3226
90 IS GOING TO START 3225

92 IS GOING TO PLAY 3130
93 ARE GOING TO PLAY 3100
94 ‘M GOING TO PUT 3086
95 IS GOING TO WIN 3074
96 ARE GOING TO KEEP 3072

98 ‘M GOING TO TELL 3041
99 ‘RE GOING TO PUT 3037
100 ‘RE GOING TO GIVE 3033


A2:
become, cost, going to, happen, keep, try, win
B1:
continue

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