We think he will win the election.
We thought he would win the election.
|am/is/are going to |
We’re going to have a drink to celebrate my birthday this evening.
|was/were going to |
We were going to have a drink after work, but the boss made us stay.
We are getting married soon, and I’d like you to be my maid of honour.
She was getting married soon and she wanted me to be her maid of honour.
Will you be going home this summer?
|Would be + 動詞-ing |
She told her mother that she wouldn’t be going home that summer.
He says he will have finished the book in two weeks.
|Would have + 過去分詞|
When I found him, he said he would have finished the book in two weeks.
|am/is/are about to + 不定詞|
The new app for electronic payment is about to be launched.
|was/were about to + 不定詞 |
I was about to confess what I had done, but she told me not to do it.
|am/is/are on the brink/point/verge of + 動詞-ing|
Artificial Intelligence is on the verge of revolutionizing the world.
|was/were on the brink/point/verge of + 動詞-ing|
I was on the verge of saying something, but I decided to keep quiet.
|am/is/are to + 不定詞 |
The president is to sign the agreement before he leaves office.
|was/were to + 不定詞 |
The victim, Eric Watts, 24, was to arrive home for his wedding on April 19.
|am/is/are due to + 不定詞 |
They are due to leave the country next week when their visas expire.
|was/were due to + 不定詞 |
He was due to leave the country on Saturday, but the judge didn’t allow it.
過去未來式 – 練習題