But what is the Futur Anterieur tense?


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15 March 2019

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But what is the Futur Anterieur tense?

 Is it like the movie Back to the Future?  or would that be posterior?   When is it used?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Conjugate vouloir, pouvoir, devoir in Le Futur Antérieur (future perfect)"


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16 March 2019


Hi Jack,

The futur antérieur is the future perfect in English.

It describes an action in the future which is planned to happen before another time reference in the future.

There are some examples in the Q&A section of this lesson.

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