She's buying a new laptop on Thursday. a future plan or arrangement Summers are getting warmer and warmer nowadays. something changing, growing or developing You're always asking me silly questions. something which happens again and again I'm staying at the Hotel Monopol. something temporary I'm just getting off the train. I'll be with you in 10 minutes. an activity at the moment of speaking At midnight I'm usually reading in bed. something happening before and after a specific time