Future Perfect Tense

Future Perfect Tense

Future Perfect Tense in English Grammar:

The Future Perfect Tense is used to express an activity that will be completed before or at a certain time in the future. 

Future Perfect Tense Structure and Formula: (Rules)

Future Perfect Tense

 

Future Perfect (Subject + Shall/Will + Have + V3 + Object)   
Affirmative Sentence Negative Sentence Interrogative Sentence Negative Interrogative 
I/We shall have played cricket. I/We shall not have played cricket. Shall I/we have played cricket? Shall I/we not have played cricket?
He/She/It will have played cricket. He/She/It will not have played cricket. Will he/she/it have played cricket? Will he/she/it not have played cricket?
They/You will have played cricket. They/You will not have played cricket. Will they/you have played cricket? Will they/you not have played cricket?
Ricky will have played cricket. Ricky will not have played cricket. Will Ricky have played cricket? Will Ricky not have played cricket?
Ricky and Tinkoo will have played cricket. Ricky and Tinkoo will not have played cricket. Will Ricky and Tinkoo have played cricket? Will Ricky and Tinkoo not have played cricket?

Signal Words:

It is essential to focus on signal words because they help us identify the correct tense in a sentence. The signal words for the Future Perfect are:

by, by then, by that time, by midnight, by the end of the year…, before,

 

Usage of the Future Perfect Tense:

It is used to express an event that will be completed by a certain future time.

  Examples:

  • By next week I shall have finished my work.
  • They will have saved 1 crore rupees by the end of the year.
  • They will have reached Hyderabad before the strike begins.

Introduction to the Tenses

The Present Simple

Present Continuous

Present Perfect

The Present Perfect Continuous

The Past Simple

Past Continuous  

The Past Perfect  

Past Perfect Continuous 

The Future Simple

Future Continuous  

The Future Perfect  

Future Perfect Continuous

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