Future Perfect Progressive Tense

The future perfect continuous is used to project ourselves forward in time and to look back. It refers to events or actions in a time between now and some future time are unfinished. It is most often used with a time expression.

The future perfect continuous is composed of two elements:
The future perfect of the verb "to be" (will have been) + the present participle of the main verb (base + ing)

Examples:

  • They will have been living in France since 2007.
  • Will it have been raining for three days?
  • By 2015, he will have been living in that house for 10 years.
  • Next month she will have been working here for 7 years.
  • When his father returned home at 8.00 p.m, will he have been learning English for four hours.

Summary

The future perfect continuous is used to project ourselves forward in time and to look back. It refers to events or actions in a time between now and some future time are unfinished. It is most often used with a time expression.

The future perfect continuous is composed of two elements:
The future perfect of the verb "to be" (will have been) + the present participle of the main verb (base + ing)

Examples:

  • They will have been living in France since 2007.
  • Will it have been raining for three days?
  • By 2015, he will have been living in that house for 10 years.
  • Next month she will have been working here for 7 years.
  • When his father returned home at 8.00 p.m, will he have been learning English for four hours.
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