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    Default Difference b/w Future Simple & Future Perfect

    Would you mind telling me the difference b/w Future Simple & Future Perfect.
    for example.
    1) I will complete my work till/by tomorrow.
    2) I will have completed my work by tomorrow.
    I will be grateful to you if u explain this point.

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    Default Re: Difference b/w Future Simple & Future Perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by Aroma
    Would you mind telling me the difference b/w Future Simple & Future Perfect.
    for example.
    1) I will complete my work till/by tomorrow.
    2) I will have completed my work by tomorrow.
    I will be grateful to you if u explain this point.
    The Future Perfect connects two events. The event that will happen first is shown by adding will have -ed to the verb, and the event that will happen after that is shown by using the Future Simple, like this,

    1st Event: I will complete my work. => I will have completed my work
    2nd Event: Max will visit me. => Max visits me.

    I will have completed my work (1st event) by the time Max visits me (2nd event) tomorrow.

    In your example sentence 2), shown below, the 2nd event has been left out of the sentence:

    2) I will have completed my work by [the time Max visits me] tomorrow.


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