Expressing future with "jiang"

将 (jiāng) can be used to denote something is about to happen in the near future, a bit like "about to" in English. It is generally used in formal contexts.


将 + [imminent event]


  • 我 相信 你 会 成为 一 个 成功 的 企业家。I believe that you will soon become a successful politician.
  • 去 中国 学习。He is about to go to China to study.
  • 我们 公司 要 推出 一 个 新 产品。Our company is about to release a new product.

将 is often combined with other verbs like 会 and 要, and has a similar meaning.

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