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Old April 30, 2012, 04:46 PM
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Saying "I'm going to be + gerund"

How do I say this in the context of "I'm going to be helping them clean the house"(periodically)

Would this be: "iba a estar los ayudando limpiar la casa", since it is an ongoing action? or would it be something more like "voy a estar ayudando..."?

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Old April 30, 2012, 05:41 PM
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[Cuando atardezca] Voy a estar ayudándolos a limpiar la casa (non-periodical)

This structure doesn't fit well with periodical events. Better "les voy a ayudar a limpiar la casa (de manera regular)"
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Voy a ayudarles a limpiar la casa.
Voy a estar ayudándoles a limpiar la casa

Yo normalmente traduzco I'm going to... por "Voy a..."
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