Future Perfect Progressive Tense (with Examples)

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Future Perfect Progressive Tense (with Examples)

The future perfect progressive tense is used for an on-going action that will be completed at some specified time in the future.

Examples of the Future Progressive Tense

Here are some examples of the future perfect progressive tense (shaded): Of course, you can also have the negative version, which is formed "will not have been" + [present participle]: And, the question versions:

Forming the Future Progressive Tense

Here is an infographic explaining the future progressive tense:

Other Future Tenses

The future perfect progressive tense is one of four future tenses. They are:
The 4 Future Tenses Example
simple future tense I will go
future progressive tense I will be going
future perfect tense I will have gone
future perfect progressive I will have been going

Forming the Future Perfect Progressive Tense

The future perfect progressive tense is formed:

will have been + [present participle]

For example: The last word in each example above (i.e., the one that ends ing) is known as a present participle. It is formed like this:

Add ing to most verbs: For verbs that end e, remove the e and add ing: For verbs that end ie, change the ie to y and add ing: For verbs whose last syllable is written [consonant-vowel-consonant] and is stressed, double the final consonant and add ing:

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See Also

Tenses Simple past tense Past progressive tense Past perfect tense Past perfect progressive tense Simple present tense Present progressive tense Present perfect tense Present perfect progressive tense Simple future tense Future progressive tense Future perfect tense Future perfect progressive tense