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    Future Perfect or Present Simple

    Hi everyone!

    I have a sentence to be written in correct form. It's grammar test, I do it myself:

    We won't join you at the party as the last underground train will have left/leaves at eleven-thirty.

    I guess this is Simple Future Tense since there is "we will not join..." in the main part of sentence. So, it should be written as:

    We won't join you at the party as the last underground train leaves at eleven-thirty.

    It it correct?

    Thank you very much!

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    Re: Future Perfect or Present Simple

    You've used the right tense but with the wrong name. Leaves is an example of the present simple.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Future Perfect or Present Simple

    I meant Simple Future Tense refers to "We won't join...". Present simple do refers to "Leaves"

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    Re: Future Perfect or Present Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by Dmitry A. Kovalsiy View Post
    I meant that the simple future tense refers to "We won't join...". ​The present simple do refers to "leaves".
    See above. We don't capitalise the names of the tenses.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Future Perfect or Present Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by Dmitry A. Kovalsiy View Post
    Hi everyone!

    I'm trying
    have a sentence to write the following sentence be written in the correct form. It's from grammar test that I'm doing by , I do it myself:

    We won't join you at the party as the last underground train will have left/leaves at eleven-thirty.

    ...........................................
    I meant Simple Future Tense refers to "We won't join..." is in the future simple tense and . Present simple do refers to "leaves" is in the present simple tense.
    See corrections and above answers.

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    #6

    Re: Future Perfect or Present Simple

    You are right, "will have left" would be wrong.

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