Spanish Future Perfect – Conjugation and Use

The Future Perfect tense in Spanish («Futuro Perfecto») is used to talk about an action that will have already happened at some point in the future.

In this post, we will go through the following points:

  1. Conjugation in Spanish Future Perfect
  2. Uses of the Future Perfect
  3. Quiz about the Future Perfect!


1. Conjugation in Spanish Future Perfect

We construct the Future Perfect with 2 words:


That means, the resulting model is:

yohabré... + Past Participle of the main verb
habrás
élhabrá
nosotroshabremos
vosotroshabréis
elloshabrán


Examples

Here are some examples of verbs fully conjugated in Future Perfect. These are verbs which have a Regular Past Participle:

 JugarBeberSentir
yohabré jugadohabré bebidohabré sentido
habrás jugadohabrás bebidohabrás sentido
élhabrá jugadohabrá bebidohabrá sentido
nosotroshabremos jugadohabremos bebidohabremos sentido
vosotroshabréis jugadohabréis bebidohabréis sentido
elloshabrán jugadohabrán bebidohabrán sentido


And here are a couple more verbs conjugated in Future Perfect. In this case, they have an Irregular Past Participle:

 HacerVer
yohabré hechohabré visto
habrás hechohabrás visto
élhabrá hechohabrá visto
nosotroshabremos hechohabremos visto
vosotroshabréis hechohabréis visto
elloshabrán hechohabrán visto




2. Uses of the Future Perfect


Things that will have already happened at some point in the future

Habré comido cuando llegues = I will have eaten by the time you arrive.

En 2025 ya habré terminado mis estudios = By 2025 I will have already finished my studies.

Si sigues así, para diciembre habrás perdido 10 kilos = If you keep on like this, by December you will have lost 10 kilos.


Speculating about the recent past

Antonio llega tarde… Habrá tenido algún problema. = Antonio is late… He may have had a problem.

¿Qué demonios habrá pasado? = What on earth might have happened?


3. Quiz about the Future Perfect!

Take this short Quiz to test your knowledge!:

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