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    Future Perfect Continuous

    Here is a sentence "I will have been dancing for 1 hour by 3 am" Is everything okay with the sentence?

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    Re: Future Perfect Continuous

    Yes, although it's a pretty strange prediction.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Future Perfect Continuous

    Basically I'm not sure what I have to use "at or by" Maybe I had to use "at" instead of "by" ? Because I'm not sure when I need to use "by" and "at" with time expression.

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    Re: Future Perfect Continuous

    Hi,

    I would expect to see/hear "o'clock" after "at three", while "by three", to me, means "around three", so it could be anywhere between 2:50 and 3:10.

    charliedeut

    PS: If your doubt was about the usage of the preposition, the title you provided is not a good one.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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