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    hitesh70 is offline Junior Member
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    Default will have or will have been...

    Please tell me what is right.

    - Downloading will have finished by the time you will come home.
    - Downloading will have been finished by the time you will come home.

    - I would be thankful to you if you be specific about the use of " been ".

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    Default Re: will have or will have been...

    My choice would be the second one.

    If you say Downloading will have finished, it requires an object which would make no sense.

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    Default Re: will have or will have been...

    NOT A TEACHER

    - I would be thankful to you if you be specific about the use of " been ".
    I think 'been' forms the passive voice of the future perfect time: WILL + HAVE + BEEN + past participle
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    Default Re: will have or will have been...

    "Downloading will have finished by the time you will come home".
    Only the first one is natural. It would be better as "The download will be finished by the time you come home".

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    Default Re: will have or will have been...

    Yes, it forms the passive voice.
    I'll try to give you an example.

    Active sentence:
    By the time you come home I will have finished downloading.

    Passive sentence:
    Downloading will have been finished by the time you come home.

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    Default Re: will have or will have been...

    Thanks , you made my day

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