Førfremtid (future perfect) består af to elementer
førfremtid af udsagnsordet "to have" (will have) + kort tillægsform af hovedudsagnsordet
|Grundled||+ will have||+ kort tillægsform af hovedudsagnsordet|
To arrive, førfremtid
|I will have arrived||I won't have arrived||Will I have arrived?||Won't I have arrived?|
|You will have arrived||You won't have arrived||Will you have arrived?||Won't you have arrived?|
|He will have arrived||He won't have arrived||Will he have arrived?||Won't he have arrived?|
|We will have arrived||We won't have arrived||Will we have arrived?||Won't we have arrived?|
|They will have arrived||They won't have arrived||Will they have arrived?||Won't they have arrived?|
Førfremtid henviser til en fuldført handling i fremtiden. Når vi bruger denne tid, forestiller vi os selv i fremtiden og ser tilbage på en handling, der vil blive fuldført på et tidspunkt senere end nu. Den bliver ofte brugt sammen med et tidsudtryk.
- I will have been here for six months on June 23rd.
- By the time you read this I will have left.
- You will have finished your report by this time next week.
- Won't they have arrived by 5:00?
- Will you have eaten when I pick you up?