Future Perfect Tense

Perfect Future Tense- Completion of an Action

In Perfect Future Tense verb shows the completion of an action in future time. In this, we should use have with the past participle of the main verb. In the present perfect tense, we have seen that there is the use of have or has according to the subject. In perfect future tense, we should use a modal verb.

We use the modal verb with ‘have’ and past participle of the main verb. This tense is like perfect present tense, but in this tense, we should use modal. The only difference between perfect present and future is the use of a modal verb.

Let’s see how to use modal in the perfect future tense.

In this sentence, we should use one of the two modal verbs.

Those are-

  • shall
  • will

In this sentence-

  • For the subject I and we, we should use modal verb-shall
  • If the subject is a second or third person singular or plural, we should use- will.

Now, we shall take an example with three persons in tabular form.

 

Perfect Future Tense- Example

Here, we have an example of perfect future tense. We use shall or will with have and past participle of main verb.
Let's have a look-
PersonSingular NumberPlural Number
1stI shall have submitted the form.We shall have submitted the form.
2ndYou will have submitted the form.You will have submitted the form.
3rdHe will have submitted the form.They will have submitted the form.
She will have submitted the form.They will have submitted the form.
It will have submitted the form.They will have submitted the form.

You may also like the related links-

Future Tense

Leave a comment