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 History of this Word

"future" is from "futur", spoken in France during 1000-1400 A.D.
which is from "futurus" (about to be), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

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grammar is noun


A type of verb. Shows an action or state will happen at a future time. Created to name a form of verb. Verb can be changed to other forms.

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future tense illustration Practice the future tense forms with this activity.
future tense illustration In general, the future tense is formed by using "will" or "shall" in front of the verb.