GATE | GATE MOCK 2017 | Question 4

Choose the appropriate option to fill in the following sentence.

The plane _______ by the time we arrive at the airport in this slow traffic.

(A) will land
(B) will have landed
(C) will have been landing
(D) will have been landed

Answer: (B)

Explanation: ‘will have landed’ is Future Perfect Tense.
Future Perfect Tense is used in those sentences where we need to explain an event or activity that will be completed in future by certain time. Those sentences where time expressions like – by the time(as given in this question), by then, by any date or by any year are used , we use Future Perfect Tense to explain the event.

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