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    Past in the Future

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    Time line  -------------------------------------------->
                         Now              A         B
    Assuming A and B are events in the future that hold some significance. Now assume that someone is fearful about event B and is discussing it with me. Would it be right to speak something like below?

    Don't worry about event B, because even before it could cause any harm, event A will have triggered and prevented event B to occur in the first place.

    Also, please help me to figure out which grammar construct does this situation belong to?

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    Re: Past in the Future

    Your choices of tense are correct. The sentence falls apart a bit at the end, though. I'd write Don't worry about event B, because even before it could cause any harm, event A will have triggered and prevented event B from occuring in the first place.
    I am not a teacher.

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