The Future perfect tense is used to indicate the completion of the action or finished action at some point in the future. It can also show that something will happen before a specific time in the future.

The Future Perfect tense is also used to express the idea that something will occur before another action in the future and for Future perfect passive voice tense.


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For Future

It talks about future completed action.

  • They will have opened a new office.
  • Alina will have watched a movie.
  • Australia will have lost the match.

More Examples

Here are some Past Perfect tense examples.

Note: For Negative Sentences of we will simply add Not after the verb.

  • Negative: He had not been in I.C.U for two hours.
  • Interrogative: Had he been in I.C.U for two hours?
  • Neg. Int: Had he not been in I.C.U for two hours?

  • Negative: I had not had a bike for one year.
  • Interrogative: Had I had a bike for one year?
  • Neg. Int: Had I not had a bike for one year?


Here are some basics past perfect tense rules of using Since and For.

Since (Starting Point) For (Time Duration)
Since Morning For Five Hours
Since 1990 For Ten Years
Since Childhood For Two Days
Since August For Three Hours