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Which is correct?:

I will have had enough time to come by Monday

I will have had enough time to have come by Monday

I will have enough time to have come by Monday

If all of them are correct, please, explain the every sentence's meaning to me

  • What are you trying to say? In what sense do you require time in order to come (or go) somewhere by Monday? – Ronald Sole Mar 25 at 11:30
  • We can say: "I will have come by Monday". It's Future Pefect - an action before some moment in the future. But what if we have not 1 action (to come) but 2 (will want to come, will have enough time to come, will ask to come etc.". What then? Which one should be in Perfect? – Michael Azarenko Mar 25 at 11:36
  • Sentence 3 is a no-go. Also, to come by [your house, your office, etc.] so two bys. – Lambie Mar 25 at 20:09
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It's hard to know how to answer your question because the constructions you suggest are all highly unusual.

Imagine that a friend has asked you to assist him with a task. You might respond in any of the following ways.

I don't have time this week but I will be able to help you next week.
I will have finished my work by Friday and will be able to come on Monday.
I will have had enough of computing by the weekend and will be able to come on Monday.
I will have found a gap in my schedule to come by Monday.

But none of your suggestions is idiomatic and all would puzzle a native English speaker.

  • I think one and two are okay. I will have had enough time to come by [your house] by Monday. – Lambie Mar 25 at 20:10
  • But how can you say "to come by Monday". Shouldn't it always be "perfect tense" with the periods be which something will have happened? WHat is the difference then between: "I will have found a gap in my schedule to come by Monday." AND "I will have found a gap in my schedule to have come by Monday? – Michael Azarenko Mar 26 at 9:45

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