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    after they will have ...

    Dear All:

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    The staff volleyball team is going out to eat tomorrow after they _____ in the semifinals tournament.

    (A) will compete
    (B) will have competed
    (C) are competing
    (D) compete

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    The given answer is (D).
    Can (B) also be filled in the blank?



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    Smile Re: after they will have ...

    Quote Originally Posted by outofdejavu View Post
    Dear All:

    ----------
    The staff volleyball team is going out to eat tomorrow after they _____ in the semifinals tournament.

    (A) will compete
    (B) will have competed
    (C) are competing
    (D) compete

    ----------
    The given answer is (D).
    Can (B) also be filled in the blank?

    Best Wishes

    No, it can't. In time clauses, like the one above, you use present simple or present perfect simple forms:

    ...after they compete...
    or
    ...after they have competed...

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