Future Continuous, Future Perfect, Revision:
to get mad - what about...?NotesFuture Continuous
- will + be + ing
To describe action happening at a future time, i.e.
- This time next week I'll be flying to Australia.
- She'll be interviewing candidates for the job all tomorrow morning.
Future Perfect - will + have + past participle
The Future Perfect refers to an action that will be completed before a certain time in the future, i.e.
- I'll have written all the reports by five o'clock.
- Shall we meet for coffee at midday?
- Yes, I'll have finished all my shopping by then. Vocabulary Oh, come on
- here, this means: ‘You can't be serious...' i.e.- You can upload the files in fifteen minutes.- Oh, come on, it's going to take at least an hour.
- I didn't think it was a good movie.- Oh, come on, it was a brilliant movie. to get mad
- (Informal) become angry, i.e.
*Also: He was really mad when.....
- She gets mad if people are late for a meeting.
- *He got really mad when John gave him the wrong email address.
- He was mad about John giving him the wrong email address = angry.
- He was mad about cars = he was very enthusiastic about cars
- not being disturbed by other people; freedom from the attention of others, i.e.
- Even celebrities deserve to have privacy.
- Some people think that too many CCTV cameras on our streets is an attack on people's privacy.
(to) reckon - (Informal) to think, to calculate, i.e.
- I reckon the government will call an election before the autumn.
- How big do you reckon the garden is?
- Oh, about three hundred square metres.to screw up
- (Informal) to make a mistake; perform badly, i.e.
- How did your presentation go?- Terrible. I really screwed it up. I was too nervous and my power-point wasn't good enough.
- I screwed up the job interview: I was late and too tired to answer the questions well.