Future Perfect simple Tense

The future perfect tense can be used to talk about an action that will be completed at a specific time in the future.
It’s formed by using the auxiliary verb “will” with “have” and the past participle of the main verb.

Positive: subject + will + have + past participle
Negative: subject + will + not + have + past participle
Question: Will + subject + have + past participle?

Common uses:

1. Actions that will be completed before specific times in the future

  • By the time she arrives, we will have finished dinner.
  • I won’t have completed my project by the end of the week.
  • Will they have graduated by next year?

2. Predictions or assumptions about the future

  • He will have forgotten his keys again.
  • They won’t have seen the movie yet.
  • Won’t she  have completed her project by then?

3. Strong beliefs or expectations about future events

  • I will have won the race.
  • He won’t have arrived yet.
  • Will they have found the missing cat?

Check your understanding of the future perfect Simple tense

Future Perfect Quiz

By this time next year, I _____ (complete) my degree and I will officially be a graduate!
will be completing
will have completed
will have been completing
By the end of the year, they _____ (produce) and sold over a million units of their new product.
will be producing
will have been producing
will have produced
By the end of the month, he _____ (save) enough money to buy a new car.
will have saved
will be saving
will have been saving
By this time tomorrow, I _____ (run) ten miles and finished my marathon training.
will be running
will have run
will have been running
By the end of the year, they _____ (travel) to ten different countries.
will have travelled
will be travelling
will have been travelling
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