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Talking about somehing that will happen in the future+since #1 (permalink) Wed Aug 09, 2006 1:46 am   Talking about somehing that will happen in the future+since
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #118 "Passive Tense Forms", question 5

That building ......... left unoccupied since 1950.

(a) would be
(b) would being
(c) has been
(d) will be

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #118 "Passive Tense Forms", answer 5

That building has been left unoccupied since 1950.

Correct answer: (c) has been
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I wonder if would exist this expresion:
"That bulinding will be unoccupied since 2010".
The problem I see is that I'm just talking about somehing that will happen in the future and use the expression "since"
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Talking about somehing that will happen in the future+since #2 (permalink) Wed Aug 09, 2006 7:29 am   Talking about somehing that will happen in the future+since
 

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We would properly use future perfect, Richard. If we are visionary and are speaking of the building at the point in time of, say, 2020:

That building will have been unoccupied since 2010.
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