›feelingworried about something that you are going to do or that is going to happen:I’m very apprehensive about tomorrow’s meeting.I’ve invited a lot of people to the party, but I’m a little apprehensive that no one will come.
Future in the Past is used to express the idea that in the past you thought something would happen in the future. It does not matter if you are correct or not. Future in the Past follows the same basic rules as the Simple Future. “Would” is used to volunteer or promise, and “was going to” is used to plan. Moreover, both forms can be used to make predictions about the future.
A Time Capsule – what would you pick to represent your life, your culture and 2016 for someone to open in 30 or 100 years time?
Grammar – future in the past – It was meant to be; it was supposed to be; she was going to visit China, but she ran out of money.
Wonders of the Universe
The Blue Peter Time Capsule
1971 – They buried it in the ground.
2000 – The old presenters and the new presenters dug it up:
Future in the past:
The X–Seed 4000 is the tallest building ever fully envisioned, meaning that the designs for construction have been completed but it was never built. It was meant to be big enough to have an entire city inside.
A glossary, also known as a vocabulary, or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms. Traditionally, aglossary appears at the end of a book and includes terms within that book that are either newly introduced, uncommon, or specialized.
Are you smarter than a 10 year old? Key Stage 2 – English grammar, punctuation and spelling
An intransitive verb has two characteristics. First, it is an action verb, expressing a doable activity like arrive, go, lie, sneeze, sit, die, etc. Second, unlike a transitive verb, it will not have a direct object receiving the action.
Commas with DatesWhen a date is made up of two or more parts, use a comma to separate the parts when the parts both are words or both are numbers. A second comma follows the last item unless it is at the end of a list or sentence.
Incorrect: We will meet Friday July 15.
(Word Friday followed by another word, July–comma needed)Correct: We will meet Friday, July 15.
Incorrect: October 31, 1517 is one of the most significant dates in history.
(The comma between the two numbers is OK, but a second comma is needed after the last item, 1517.)
Correct: October 31, 1517, is one of the most significant dates in history.
Incorrect: October, 1517, was a major month in history.
(No commas needed because word October is followed by a number, 1517.)
Correct: October 1517 was a major month in history.
If the parts of the date are connected by a preposition, no comma is needed.
Incorrect: On a Sunday, in December 1941, the U.S. found itself in World War II.
(No comma needed since the preposition in is there.)Correct: On a Sunday in December 1941, the U.S. found itself in World War II.