Future Perfect Continuous Diagram
We use Future Perfect Continuous when we talk about activities which will finish before a certain moment in the future.
- By tomorrow / 8 o’clock
- This year / month / week
- Next year / month / week
Future Perfect Continuous
The Future Perfect Continuous is also called the Future Perfect Progressive.
Here is how we use this tense:
We use this tense to express situations that will last for a specified period of time at a definite moment in the future. It is important that we expect these situations to last longer.
- Before they come, we will have been cleaning the house for 5 hours.
- By the next year, Ben and his wife will have been living together for 50 years.
English speakers also use this tense when they want to express certainty about the cause of some future situation.
- By this time, he will have been working for 12 hours, so he will be very tired.
- We will be making a rest stop in half an hour, because you will have been driving the car for 6 hours by then.