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    Cool Does Longman Press make a mistake?

    I am reading a book published by Longman Publishing Press, in which I come across such a sentence which i think is controdictary with the grammar I learn. I wonder if Longman Press makes a mistake? Could you help me?

    original: The most recent estimates suggest that by the year 2050, global sea levels will rise by an average of 38 cm.

    I think it should be like: The most recent estimates suggest that by the year 2050, global sea levels will have risen by an average of 38 cm.

    as I have learnt that sentence with "by + time in the future" should use a "will have done" structure. I am at a loss.

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    Re: Does Longman Press make a mistake?

    I wouldn't call it an error, but it seems a bit sloppy- I would use the future perfect here.

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    Re: Does Longman Press make a mistake?

    Thank you, Tdol.

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