Future Indefinite Tense: Definition, Structure, & Examples

Future Indefinite Tense Structure

When we talk about the future in English, we often use the Future Indefinite Tense. This tense allows us to express actions or events that will happen at some point in the future, but we don’t specify exactly when. In this article, we will explore the Future Indefinite Tense, and its structure, and provide examples to help you understand how to use it in everyday conversation.

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What is the future indefinite tense?

A verb is a future tense that shows an action that will happen at some time in the future. The helping verb “will” or “shall” is used with the present form of the verb future indefinite tense structure. “Shall” is used with “I” and “we” and “will” is used with “he, she, it, they, and you”

Future Indefinite Affirmative Form

In affirmative sentences, we use “will” followed by the base form of the verb to describe future actions or events.

Rule: Subject + shall / will + 1st form of verb + object + ……… (.)

Future Indefinite Affirmative Examples

  • We shall recite the Holy Quran daily.
  • He will run fast.
  • The gardener will water the plants.
  • I shall fulfill my promise.
  • You will eat mango.
  • His brother will drink the milk.
  • We shall offer the prayers regularly.
  • We will occupy on his property.
  • She will boil the eggs.
  • I shall boil the eggs.
  • The children will spoil the grass.
  • We shall spoil the grass.
  • They will beat me.

Future Indefinite Negative Form

In negative sentences, we use “will not” (shortened to “won’t”) before the base form of the verb to indicate that something will not happen in the future.

Rule: Subject + shall / will + not + 1st form of verb + object + ………. (.)

Future Indefinite Negative Examples

  • He will not sin a song.
  • They will not tease anyone.
  • I shall not waste my time.
  • Stars will not shine during daytime.
  • We shall not go there.
  • I shall not advise him.
  • I shall not eat the rice.
  • We will not churn the curd.
  • I shall not avoid the bad company.
  • He will not listen the news on radio
  • I shall not cultivate new crops.

Future Indefinite Interrogative Form

To form questions in the Future Indefinite Tense, we start with “Will,” followed by the subject and then the base form of the verb.

Rule: Shall / will + subject + 1st form of verb + object + …….. (?)

Future Indefinite Interrogative Examples

  • Will the fishermen catch fish?
  • Will the dogs bark at night?
  • Shall I perform my duty?
  • Shall we give alms?
  • Will the students take part in games?
  • Shall we irrigate the crops?
  • Will they publish a book?
  • Shall we oppose him?
  • Will he respect us?
  • Will they chase me?
  • Will he eat the rice?

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