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  • n. Attributive form of future tense

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Examples

  • It's nearing the end of the school year everything starts here in April and that means two things for classes: there are very few of them in the next month, and we start focusing on future-tense.

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  • These statements can be identified by the use of predictive, future-tense or forward-looking terminology, such as "expects,"

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  • A year and a half ago, he got word of a sale of old restaurant furnishings in Bloomington and, being a collector of generalized gadgets and future-tense junk, dropped by the sale, ogled the wares, bought some rather gaudy, orange restaurant booths for only $60 and once back at his home in Towanda, got an idea.

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  • But in English, infinitives like "to go" and future-tense forms like "will go" are two words, not one, and there is not the slightest reason to interdict adverbs from the position between them.

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  • News coverage of the warnings of scientists -- that we are destabilizing global climate and face an increased number of increasingly severe weather events -- is covered as serious, if future-tense.

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  • In today's world, leaders must think in the future-tense and have new skills for new age thinking.

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  • How I Met Your Mother is the ongoing, future-tense, Bob Saget-narrated chronicle of how Ted Mosby (Radnor) met the mother of his two kids.

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  • May 18, 2008 12: 53 AM if it's about future, it should be in future-tense what cup to my tea, what will hold me (be clean, thin edge lip) bigcity bigcity bigcity bigcity bicity duplicity it was really hot, people really didn't know how to do it the band I play in will be put out on K: I will be put out by J (the L they will) slits in pants make good air vants

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  • the word for 'not', followed by the future-tense form of the word for 'he can'.

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