(someone) is not (doing something)

This is one way to talk about the future:

I'm visiting Grandma Kate at the nursing home on Saturday.

I'm making supper for everyone tonight.

I'm not leaving, and that's that.

This form expresses a future plan that you're pretty sure about, and that has already been planned for. "I'm going to (do something)" expresses a plan that you're just a little less sure of:

I think I'm going to buy him a new camera for his birthday.

I'm not going to go to the wedding.

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