Tense is the change of form in a verb to express the time of action of the verb, its continuance and degree of completeness. Hi friends, in today’s article we are going to know about the concept of Future Perfect Tense with examples, rules, formation. So let’s discuss in details.
There are three types of tense – (i) Present Tense (ii) Past Tense and (iii) Future Tense
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What is Future Perfect Tense?
The Future Perfect Tense is used to express an action or events will have been completed at or before a given definite time in the future.
Common Word – Generally “By with time clause” is used in the future perfect tense.
Common Word 1 – With ‘before‘ there is two parts of the sentence, if one of them is given in the present indefinite tense then the other part will have been in the F.P. tense.
Structure of Future Perfect Tense (Formation)
Sub + shall have/will have + P.P of the verb + obj
|Sub||Shall have/will have||P.P of the verb||Obj||Full sentence|
|I||shall have||finished||this by 5 PM||I shall have finished this by 5 PM.|
|He||will have||done||the work before we return home||He will have done the work before we return home.|
Future Perfect Tense Rules
(i) First person (I, we) takes ‘Shall have‘ and rest of the subject takes ‘Will have‘.
(ii) If the sentence start With ‘before‘ there is two parts of the sentence, if one of them is given in the present indefinite tense then the other part will have been in the F.P tense.
Future Perfect Tense Examples
• The shopkeeper (shut) his shop by 9.30 PM.
The shopkeeper will have shut his shop by 9.30 PM.
• We (reach) home before the sun sets.
We shall have reached reached home before the sun sets.
• I (finish) this by 4 PM.
I shall have finished this by 4 PM.
• He (do) the work before we return home.
He will have done the work before we return home.
• They (go) before we arrive there.
They will have gone before we arrive there.
• I (read) the book before the school re-opens.
I shall have read the book before the school re-opens.
• He (do) this before you come.
He will have done this before you come.
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