Future Perfect Continuous Tense: The future perfect continuous, also sometimes called the future perfect progressive tense, is a verb tense that describes/denotes actions that will continue up until a point in the future. The structure of future perfect continuous is will + have + been + the verb's present participle (verb root + -ing).

Definition of Future Perfect Continuous Tense

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, Future Perfect Continuous Tense is defined as a tense form that is used “when we are looking back to the past from a point in the future and we want to emphasize the length or duration of an activity or event.”

Structure of Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Structure of Future Perfect Continuous Tense
TypeGeneral Formula & RuleExample
Future Perfect Continuous TenseSubject + will have been + V1 + ing + ObjectWhen I finish this course, I will have been learning English for twenty years.

Example of Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Some examples of  Future Perfect Continuous Tense are-

  • I will have been waiting here for three hours by six o'clock. (मैं छः बजे तक तीन घंटे से यहाँ प्रतीक्षा कर रहा हूँगा।)
  • By 2001 I will have been living in London for sixteen years. (2001 तक मैं सोलह साल से लंदन में रह रहा होऊंगा।)
  • When I finish this course, I will have been learning English for twenty years. (जब मैं इस पाठ्यक्रम को समाप्त कर लूंगा, तब तक मैं बीस वर्षों से अंग्रेजी सीख रहा होऊंगा।)
  • Next year I will have been working here for four years. (अगले साल मैं यहां चार साल से काम कर रहा होऊंगा।) 
  • When I come at 6:00, will you have been practising long? (जब मैं 6:00 बजे आऊंगा, तो क्या तुम लंबे समय से अभ्यास कर रहे होंगे?)

Structure of Sentences of  Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Future Perfect Continuous Tense sentences can be in three forms, that is, Positive or Affirmative, Negative, and Interrogative sentences. Below is the structure of all three forms and examples to make you understand better.

Structure of Sentences in Future Perfect Continuous Tense
Positive or Affirmative Sentence
Subject + will have been + V1 + ing + Object

Example of Affirmative Sentence-

  • I will have been working. (मैं काम कर रहा होऊंगा)
  • You will have been sleeping. (आप सो रहे होंगे।)
  • She will have been studying. (वह पढ़ रही होगी।)
  • It will have been cooking. (यह पक रहा होगा
  • We will have been raining. (हम बारिश कर रहे होंगे
Negative Sentence
Subject + will not have been + Verb(3rd form) + ing + Object

Example of Negative Sentences-

  • I will not have been working. (मैं काम नहीं कर रहा होऊंगा।)
  • You will not have been sleeping. (तुम सो नहीं रहे होंगे।)
  • She will not have been cooking. (वह खाना नहीं बना रही होगी।)
  • He will not have been cooking. (वह खाना नहीं बना रहा होगा।)
  • It will be not have been raining. (बारिश नहीं हो रही होगी।)
Interrogative  Sentence
Will + Subject + have been +Verb(3rd form)+ ing + Object

Example of Interrogative Sentences-

  • Will I have been working? (क्या मैं काम कर रहा होता हूँ ?)
  • Will she have been studying? (क्या वह पढ़ रही होगी?)
  • Will he have been cooking? (क्या वह खाना बना रहा होगा ?)

Tense Chart of  Future Perfect Continuous Tense in Hindi

 Future
Perfect Continuous Tense

रहा होगा, रही होगी, रहे होंगे+ समय के साथ 'से' के लिए 

Subject + Will/Shall + have been + V4 + Since/for + time + Object

So in nutshell the structure of Future Perfect Continuous Tense is as-

 SubjectAuxiliary verb Auxiliary verbMain verbPredicate
Positive formIwill beenworkingfor four hour.
Positive formYouwill beentravellingfor two days.
Negative formShewillnotbeenusingthe car.
Negative formWewillnotbeenwaitinglong.
Interrogative formWillyou beenplayingfootball?
Interrogative formWillthey beenwatchingTV?

Contraction With Future Perfect Continuous Tense

I willI'll
You willYou'll

He will

She will

It will

He'll

She'll

it'll

We willWe'll
They willThey'll

Use of Future Perfect Continuous Tense

The use of Future Perfect Continuous tense is-

  1. The Future Perfect Continuous tense is used for an action which will be in progress over a period of time that will end in the future.

Example of Use of Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Some of the examples related to the use of Future Perfect Continuous Tense are-

1. The Future Perfect Continuous tense is used for an action which will be in progress over a period of time that will end in the future.

For example-

  • By next March we shall have been living here for four years. (अगले मार्च तक हम यहाँ चार साल से रह रहे होंगे।)
  • I'll have been teaching for twenty years next July. (मैं अगले जुलाई में बीस साल से पढ़ा रहा हूँ।)

Exercise1:

Translate Future Perfect Continuous Tense sentences from English to Hindi-
ExerciseAnswers
She will have been shopping for the whole day.वह पूरे दिन खरीदारी करती रहेगी। 
I will have been strating my stratup since 2021.मैं 2021 से अपना स्ट्रैटअप स्ट्रेट कर रहा हूं।
She will have been learning to drive a scooter for one hour.वह एक घंटे से स्कूटर चलाना सीख रही होगी।
He will not have been going to the airport before 10 O' clock.वह 10 बजे से पहले एयरपोर्ट नहीं जा रहा होगा।
We will have been workinhg on this project since january.हम जनवरी से इस प्रोजेक्ट पर काम कर रहे होंगे।
I will not have been laughing at him for the whole day.मैं पूरे दिन उस पर नहीं हँसता रहूँगा। 
He will have been singing for the rest of the time.वह शेष समय गाता रहेगा।
We will have been swimming in the resort's swimming pool for three hours.हम तीन घंटे से रिजॉर्ट के स्विमिंग पूल में तैर रहे होंगे।

Exercise2:

Translate Future Perfect Continuous Tense sentences from Hindi to English-
Exercise Answers
वह आधे घंटे से फर्श पर नाच रही होगी।She will have been dancing on the floor for half an hour.
सलमा शाम तक दरवाजा बंद कर रही होगी।Salma will have been closing the door by the evening.
हम घंटों से अपने खेल का अभ्यास कर रहे होंगे। We will have been practising our games for hours.
वे सुबह तक जश्न मना रहे होंगे।They will have been celebrating by morning.
वे दोनों एक घंटे से टहल रहे होंगे। Both of them will have been walking for an hour.
राम इस कार को दो घंटे से चला रहा होगा।Ram will have been driving this car for two hours. 
अमोल दो साल से अपना व्यापार बर्बाद कर रहा होगा।Amol will have been ruining his business for two years.
वह एक घंटे से हिंदी पढ़ रहा होगा।He will have been reading Hindi for an hour. 
Related Links-
Tense ChartSimple Present Tense
Present Perfect TensePresent Continuous tense
Present Perfect Continuous tenseSimple Past tense
Past Perfect TensePast Continuous Tense
Past Perfect Continuous TenseFuture Tense
Simple Future TensePast Tense
Future Perfect TenseFuture Continuous tense
Future Perfect Continuous Tense- FAQs

Ans. The future perfect continuous, also sometimes called the future perfect progressive tense, is a verb tense that describes/denotes actions that will continue up until a point in the future. The structure of future perfect continuous is will + have + been + the verb's present participle (verb root + -ing).

Ans. The general formula of future Perfect Continuous tense is -Subject + will have been + V1 + ing + Object

Ans. The use of Future Perfect Continuous tense is- The future Perfect Continuous tense is used for action which will be in progress over a period of time that will end in the future.

Ans. Some of the examples of Future Perfect Continuous Tense are- I will have been waiting here for three hours by six o'clock. By 2001 I will have been living in London for sixteen years. When I finish this course, I will have been learning English for twenty years.

Ans. The rules to be followed in future Perfect Continuous tense is that it begins with subject, followed by helping verbs(will have) then follows main verb in -ing form and finally ends with the predicate.

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