Does s’en aller take the future proche?

ChuckC1Kwiziq community member

Does s’en aller take the future proche?

Does s’en aller take the future proche?  In other words, are “je m’en vais” and “je vais m’en aller” both correct ways of saying “I am leaving”? And if so, are they completely interchangeable, or do they have different senses or nuances?

Thank you!

This question relates to:French lesson "S'en aller = To leave"
Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Chuck,

There is a slight time difference between -

Je m'en vais = I am going ( and you leave)

and 

Je vais m'en aller = I am going to go ( in the near future)

as  in English 

Hope this helps!

 

Does s’en aller take the future proche?

Does s’en aller take the future proche?  In other words, are “je m’en vais” and “je vais m’en aller” both correct ways of saying “I am leaving”? And if so, are they completely interchangeable, or do they have different senses or nuances?

Thank you!

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