The future perfect
I’m going to eat then I’m going to call Victor. → When I have eaten, I will call Victor.
Note: French uses the future perfect after conjunctions like quand and lorsque (‘when’) where English would use the present or past tenses.
aller → nous serons allés aller, futur antérieur to go → we will have gone
pouvoir → tu auras pu pouvoir, futur antérieur to be able to → you will have been able to
se reposer → vous vous serez reposés se reposer, futur antérieur to rest → you will have rested
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