Spanish Future Perfect Subjunctive
Like the future subjunctive, the future perfect subjunctive (el futuro compuesto del subjuntivo) is rarely used in modern Spanish. However, as you may see it in literature and legal documents, it is definitely a useful tense to be able to recognize. It is used to indicate actions that will have happened in the future at a certain point. Nowadays, the future perfect subjunctive is often replaced by the past perfect subjunctive or the present perfect subjunctive.
Future Perfect Subjunctive Forms
Future Perfect Subjunctive Formula:
future subjunctive of haber + past participle
In case you've forgotten, here's how to form haber in the future subjunctive:
Haber in the Future Subjunctive
|él, ella, usted|
|ellos, ellas, ustedes|
Future Perfect Subjunctive Examples
As we've mentioned, the future perfect subjunctive is rarely used in modern Spanish. You're really only likely to come across it in legal documents or older works of literature. Here are a few examples of the future perfect subjunctive that you might come across in the world of legal jargon.
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