Future sister-in-law upsetting family with inattention?

In 2 weeks I will have a new sister in law as my brother is getting married. I knew her before they dated and thought that she talked a lot about herself, but that otherwise was friendly and pleasant.

My mum can get exciteable and my brother was worried when the gf came around for her first dinner with us that my mum would be too intense. My mum really surprised both of us, and was very calm and relaxed (as well as friendly and engaging). Since then the gf has been at our house on numerous occasions and I can honestly say that we’ve been really nice to her. She’s still talked about herself a lot, never asked about us or how we were, but otherwise been pleasant.

When my brother and his gf eventually talked about getting married, he began to work hard and save money. She had some money but spent it all on a huge holiday for herself. So when she came home and they actually got engaged he already had a lot of savings and she had very little. She then didn’t get a job (she’d quit for the holiday), so the wedding is really being paid for by my brother and generous relatives and friends from both sides.

My parents had a wedding anniversary when my brother and the gf were almost 6 months dating. The gf did not acknowledge the anniversary by gift, text or card. My mother was hurt by this, but didn’t let it show out of the home.

My parents have tried really hard to help my brother and his fiancee out. When his car broke down and he had no money (because, wedding) they gave him their car. They could only afford a cheap banger of a car for themselves, which they now drive. My mum also bought them a beautiful engagement gift with lots of personal and practical items. I gave them quite a large amount of money and a personal card. I also feel that I’ve always jumped to help when they’ve asked for it, given her lifts in my car (she doesn’t drive) and otherwise made myself available. We’ve worked hard to make her feel welcome and introduced her to our friends as they’re going to be living near us.

We were invited to the wedding 3 weeks before the wedding. In fairness, so were most of the other guests. This was the only ‘job’ my brother’s fiancee had to do, he’d handled the rest.

We know the same amount about the wedding as the other guests do. We also haven’t been invited to the bride’s hen party – even though her mother is going. I understand that the bride can invite whoever she likes, but my brother invited her brother to his stag night. He also having her brother in the wedding party but she isn’t having me.

I don’t need to be best friends with my sister-in-law to be, but I feel that she is very uninterested in us and is making no effort. My brother has a great relationship with us and says that her mother is a nightmare, but he’s worked hard to stay friendly. He also says that his wife-to-be is quite unorganised, and seems to pin most of it on that. My biggest concern is that she is really hurting my mum, who has tried to welcome her to the family.

I feel like the wedding is too soon to be starting any kind of drama, but my mum only has one son and I’d hate for her to be unhappy on his big day. There are other members from my side of the family who have been incredible to my brother and I growing up, and also were very generous with wedding gifts. They haven’t been thanked yet, and I’m concerned they will not be acknowledged at the wedding either. How can I address this with my sister-in-law and/or my brother?

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How many companies are working on creating viable spaceplanes in the near future for human spaceflight(10-20…

As we are goinh into 2019 and we’ve seen the likes of XCOR Aerospace adn Virgin orbit working towards spaceplanes. How many other companies are working on getting humans to space, suborbital and orbital.

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can I isssue an invoice to a client, on my future business name, before I register as a sole trader with…

I am about to start a consulting project and do not yet have a registered business name. I am thinking of registering as a sole trader.

can I issue a invoices for my services or they can only be issued after i have completed registration with the HMRC ?

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In Back to the Future Part II, why is old Biff in a lot of pain?

In Back to the Future Part II, there is a scene where old Biff exits the DeLorean.
Here he seems to be in a lot of discomfort. He breaks his cane too. He just made himself a rich man, shouldn’t he been seen coming back happy?

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Use of Simple Tense for future action without will & Shall

I Hope She forgives me.

Above sentence gives idea about future action of her without using Will, Shall etc. We can use Simple Present tense to describe future scheduled, planed action.

Considering above Rule can I construct Following Sentences?

a) I sent you that file. (Gives Idea about my future planed action)

b) Tomorrow I first go to the Temple and then to the Office. ( Future Plans)

Appreciate If I can have some more examples.

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PCI Express Slot in future laptops

Recently, I found some external thunderbolt GPU docks are made for laptops by many top brands.
But I have a question came to my mind that why laptop building companies don’t include PCI express slot in it so that it is easier for anyone to directly insert graphics card into laptop. This is because those GPU docks are having high cost.
Developers may also build a 16x pins (port like HDMI, DVI) for space issue.

Do you like this idea? Or there is any problem with adding PCI-E slots in laptop. I think adding may not be any issue as I see many laptop graphics card with similar pins to PCI-E.

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Why didn’t Doctor Strange think that Thanos could also see possible future outcomes to counter that one possibility in which he lost? [on hold]

Thanos seemed to have mastery over Time Stone and that’s why he was able to reverse the first death of Vision. He can also see possible future outcomes like Doctor Strange did?

Thanos actually has all the time in the world to watch even more future possibilities. Doctor Strange certainly didn’t see ALL future possibilities. Why didn’t Doctor Strange see that only one action (saving Tony) from his side couldn’t guarantee the possible future outcome he wanted to achieve if he handed over the Time Stone to Thanos (meaning entire sequence of events leading to Thanos’ loss would fail to be in his own control if someone else can also see the possible future outcomes)? Thanos can now see the possible future outcomes and influence the sequence of events at his own will.

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Will or would in future time

Why in following news they use “she’d” and not “she will” to talking about the future ?

And crucially, it’s not clear how far she’d actually go in criticising Vladimir Putin himself, a close family friend since her childhood.

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Why didn’t Doctor Strange think that Thanos could also see possible future outcomes to counter that one possibility in which he lost?

Thanos seemed to have mastery over Time Stone and that’s why he was able to reverse the first death of Vision. He can also see possible future outcomes like Doctor Strange did?

Thanos actually has all the time in the world to watch even more future possibilities. Doctor Strange certainly didn’t see ALL future possibilities. Why didn’t Doctor Strange see that only one action (saving Tony) from his side couldn’t guarantee the possible future outcome he wanted to achieve if he handed over the Time Stone to Thanos (meaning entire sequence of events leading to Thanos’ loss would fail to be in his own control if someone else can also see the possible future outcomes)? Thanos can now see the possible future outcomes and influence the sequence of events at his own will.

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The Present Perfect, The Present Simple, or The Future Simple? The 3 options seems ok!

in Google’s upcoming version of Chrome, there are a few conditions that must be met for media to autoplay on a website. It must be muted or not have audio,

the user has to have tapped or clicked
on the site while browsing, the site has to have been added to the Home Screen by the user on mobile or the user has to have frequently played media on that site if on desktop.

Why does not the writer simply use the present simple or any suitable future tense (since he speaking about the future)?

For example, in my opinion as an option, he could say:
(1)… the user has to tap or click ….
(2)….. the site has to be added …
(3) …. the user has to frequently play media ….

I guess it is just for showing more emphasis but I am not sure.

Yet I think also that what Google will do in the future depends on what the user will be doing then OR has done (before these modifications till the time of the modifications)
Still confuse
Thanks

Source:
https://www.engadget.com/amp/2018/03/21/next-chrome-version-wont-autoplay-videos-with-sound/

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