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    grammar

    "After studying for a few months, he will feel more confident about speaking to people."
    Is there a key word to why couldn't we use the future perfect or future continuous in the above statement.
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    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by alexka View Post
    "After studying for a few months, he will feel more confident about speaking to people."
    The continuous 'he will be feeling...' is possible.
    The future perfect would be acceptable with, "he will have become..". 'He will have felt...' doesn't really work

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    Re: grammar

    A key word? Perhaps "to feel confident". feeling confident is not something we can say about it that it will have been done by ... . "to feel" is not that kind of verb.

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