Perfect Continuous Future Tense

In perfect continuous future tense, verb describes the completed action somehow in continuation in the future time. For this, first get the forms of verbs so that it will be easy to understand. We use shall/ will with have been and present participle (-ing form) of verb in perfect continuous future tense.

Formation of Perfect Continuous Future Tense

In this type, we use shall/ will according to subject as;

  • For first person that is I and we, we use shall.
  • If subject is second person, singular as well as plural number that is you, we use will.
  • For third person singular as well as plural number that is he, she, it, they or any other third person, we use will.

So, by taking the above rules in consideration, we get the formations as;

  • Subject + shall (I, we) + have been + present participle of main verb + remaining words
  • Subject + will (you, he, she, it, they or any other) + have been + present participle of main verb + remaining words

Keep in mind that this formation is of affirmative sentences.

Examples of Perfect Continuous Future Tense

Here, we have some examples.

Verb- translate

We used the verb- translate in these sentences. Use of shall/ will is according to the subject.

Let’s have a look-

  • I shall have been translating it in English.
  • We shall have been translating it in English.
  • You will have been translating it in English.
  • He will have been translating it in English.
  • She will have been translating it in English.
  • It will have been translating it in English.
  • They will have been translating it in English.

More Examples of Perfect Continuous Future Tense-

Used verbs are in parenthesis.

  • She will have been arriving there in the next morning. (arrive)
  • They will have been borrowing a bike for one day. (borrow)
  • She will have been joining another company next week. (join)
  • I shall have been giving her a photo frame on her birthday. (give)
  • She will have been shooting me an email to inform me about the rules of the company. (shoot)
  • I shall have been submitting all documents at the end of that month. (submit)
  • We shall have been providing all crucial information about the case. (provide)
  • You will have been getting your tickets before time. (get)
  • They will have been buying necessary things from the shop that morning. (buy)
  • I shall have been admitting her to another school. (admit)
  • He will have been purchasing a white t-shirt for his brother. (purchase)
  • We will have been taking an advantage of our knowledge. (take)
  • You yourself will have been receiving it. (receive)

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Perfect imperfect

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