The Future Perfect Progressive Tense

The Future Perfect Progressive Tense

The Future Perfect Progressive Tense

Also known as the “Future Perfect Continuous Tense.”

 

When do we use the tense?

(1) Talks about an action that starts before a time in the future and continues up to that time. ( Usually with a time word )
“In 2020, I will have been working for ABC company for 10 years.”
( I started to work for the company in 2010, and still work even now, but by the time it will be 2020, my experience with the company would be 10 years. Most probably, I will still continue to work there, but not very sure. )

 

Affirmative

 

Pattern:

Subject + Will have been + Verb-ing + rest of the sentence.

 

Example:

I will have been playing.
He will have been working.

 

Negative

 

Pattern:

Subject + Will + not + have been + Verb-ing + rest of the sentence.

 

Example:

I will not have been studying.
I will not have been working.

 

Interrogative/Question ( Affirmative )

 

Pattern:

Will + Subject + Have been + Verb-ing + Rest of the sentence.

 

Example:

Will he have been sleeping?
Will she have been eating?

 

 

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