OK so I selected "Elle va revenir dans cinq minutes" as in she is going to come back in 5 minutes.
However the correct answer was "Elle revient dans cinq minutes".
Are these not both correct, I mean apart from being word perfect?
The difference lies in the tenses used. In French, immediate Future actions are cast in present tense. The future proche sounds a bit strange in this context (a bit like "she is going to be back in 5 minutes").
IMO, the French try to simplify same as in any other language. The French like to avoid complicated verb structures as much as anyone else.
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