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Future Perfect

The future perfect expresses what will have occurred up to a specific point of time in the future.

Positive Form:

Subject + will + have + participle form of verb + (object(s))

They will have acknowledged receipt of the package before they place another order.

Negative Form:

Subject + will + not + have + participle form of verb + (object(s))

The United State will not have a new monetary policy before the end of the congressional session.

Question Form:

(Question Word) + will + subject + have + participle form of verb?

How will they have reacted if the final balance becomes zero next moth?

Examples of What Will Have Happened

They will have acknowledged receipt of the package before they place another order.

Home owner's equity will have arrived at a higher value when the recession slows down.

The bank transfer order will have been received by late afternoon.

The gold standard will have to be revalued by the time the national debt is balanced.

Time expressions: 'By' and 'By the ..'

It is important to express the point in time in the future by when something will have happened with the future perfect. Here are the two most common time expressions used with the future perfect form:

By + date or time

…by Tuesday.
… by 2003.
…by the end of next week.

By the time + clause

…by the time we finish this class
…by the time you receive this letter

The bank transfer order will have been received by late afternoon.