I want to say that someone's contract Is going to end on February 2019. Can I use below patterns?

  1. It is getting expired on February 2019.
  2. It will expire on February 2019.
  3. It will be expired on February 2019.

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"Expire" is a current condition that may refer to a future event, so it's acceptable to use the present tense:

Her contract expires in February next year.

Use this instead of "getting expired", which is not idiomatic.

Otherwise you can use the future tense "will expire" or the (somewhat more awkward) participle variation "will be expired".

Her contract will expire in February next year.

Her contract will be expired in February next year.

Note that we use in for unspecified dates within a period, and on for specific dates:

Her contract expires on February 2nd of next year.

[Edit] As Michael Harvey suggests, the future perfect is also an option:

Her contract will have expired by February next year.

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    I find "Her contract will be expired in February next year." awkward and unnatural. Contracts expire (intransitive). Nov 14, 2018 at 18:38
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    By then, her contract will have expired.....
    – Lambie
    Nov 14, 2018 at 19:40
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    "Will have expired" is better. Nov 14, 2018 at 20:36
  • @MichaelHarvey Actually after thinking about it, I've gone back to the original. It's awkward, but nevertheless grammatical to say something will have some quality in the future, in this case the quality of being "expired". I will also add your suggestion though, since it is more elegant.
    – Andrew
    Nov 15, 2018 at 1:02

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