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In the following sentences:

 有一天他会当医生
 有一天我会当经理

what does the mean? I think this means something like One day she would become a doctor. However, what kind of nuances does  include? Is it would be, would become, possible, or want to, or something others? How probable does the author think the noun after occur?

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is necessary here, it means work as; serve as; be.

有一天    他  会    当          医生
One day   he  will  work as     a doctor.

As you see, without , the sentence does not make sense.

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  • Thanks. But my question is NOT whether I have to use or not; what I want to ask is what kind of nuance it includes. In the sentence, how probable will he work as a doctor? – Blaszard Sep 28 '14 at 2:30
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    @Gardecolo has nothing to do with the probability, the sentence is just He will be a doctor. You can use some other words to emphasize the probability such as 肯定, 百分之百, 一定 before , or weaken the probability by 可能, 也许. – user4072 Sep 28 '14 at 2:44
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In general,当 have two usages(and I think the understand you provided is right and integrity,I just need to give you some example) :) 1.## become, be ## 我当医生了。 Here,当is represent become, It is the present tense(the tense is related to '了',have nothing to do with 当) 2## would become, would be ## 有一天我会当医生. Cause of '有一天', 当 at here means would become,that is to say,he is not a doctor now,it is a wish,a hope. 3.## when ## 当天晴的时候我就去散步。 I will go for a walk when it is sunny.Here,当means when ,it is a time prep. 4.## face,confront ## 你不该当着他的面责备他。 You should't blame him in front of him. 当 at here is also a prep. For the question you asked'How probable does the author think the noun after 当 occur?' 有一天我会当医生。(I will become a doctor one day), the noun(医生or any other jobs) would happen nothing,it is the wish the speaker have, whether his dream could come true is depend on himself.

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  • I am sorry the form is a – user6453 Sep 28 '14 at 3:27
  • I am sorry the form is disorder,it was not like this when I edit them. :( – user6453 Sep 28 '14 at 3:29

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