future and present forms


what's wrong with this sentence    

I can't come to you because I will have dinner with my family tonight.

asked May 01 '13 at 22:28 reda New member

thanks a lot.

redaMay 02 '13 at 21:43

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As this is an adverb clause, i think that the clause needn't be written in the future tense.

I can't see you tonight because I am having dinner with my family.

Bring me my umbrella when you come to school tomorrow. (Not - when you will come to..)

link comment answered May 04 '13 at 05:05 Z. A. Jazley Expert

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