FUTURE PERFECT Will have done
We can use 'will have done' to talk about what will have been achieved by a certain moment in time.
* We'll have been in these offices for eight years next month.* She'll have visited ten countries in twelve days by the time she gets back.
* I'll have finished this project by Friday.
If we want to emphasise the continuity of the activity, we can usethe continuous form.
* I'll have been working here for 35 years by the time I retire.
* She'll have been driving for more than fifteen hours straight by the time she gets here.
* They'llhave been working with us for 15 years by the end of this year.
We can also use 'will have done' to predict what we think has already happened at present.
* He'll have already read the report bynow. Too late to change it.
* She'll have boarded her plane. It's too late to contact her.
* They'll have decided by now. We should hear the result today or tomorrow.
FUTURE CONTINUOS Will bedoing
We can use 'will be doing' to talk about something that will be in progress at a particular moment in the future.
* This time next week, I'll be sitting on the beach in Barbados.
* I'llbe thinking about you all back in the office – and I'll be laughing.
* We'll be enjoying ourselves too, boss. We won't be doing any work while you are not here.
We can use 'will be doing' totalk about future events that are fixed or decided.
* I'll be visiting your country on a regular basis. In fact, I'm going to be coming next month.
* He'll be looking after the factory until wecan appoint a new manager.
* They'll be thinking about this very carefully over the next few months.
We can use 'will be doing' to predict what is happening now.
* Try phoning his hotel.He'll probably still be having breakfast.
* They'll be deciding who gets the contract at this very moment. I'm very nervous.
* She's not in her office. She'll be having lunch in the canteen.
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