Future of Can and Must Exercise 1

You can talk about the future in a number of ways and the future of can and must is one of them. For a full overview of the different future tenses, click here.

The future of can and must is different than the will-future and the going to-future because these modal verbs don’t have an infinitive form. If you want to express a future meaning of can and must, there are a couple of structures you can use. For a full overview of the different structures, click here.

Future of can and must exercise

This is an exercise about can and must in the future. Choose the appropriate structure for what is meant, depending on the context. Keep in mind that all of the following sentences are about the future. When you need to choose between a short form (won’t be allowed) or a long form (will not be allowed), you should always fill in the short form because that one is used more often in daily conversation.

You can find the exercise below:

Future of Can and Must Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of can or must in the future.
1.
He (must not) visit his parents because of certain restrictions.
2.
The hoarder (cannot) enter his house because of all the trash.
3.
You can do what you want so you (no obligation) do what he says.
4.
My phone is out of battery so I (cannot) call for help.
5.
Luckily for us, the workers cleared the road so we (can) visit our friend.
6.
My sister has really bad grades so she (cannot) go to the party next week.
7.
Usain Bolt (cannot) run the final because of an injury.
8.
If you want to date me, you (obligation) buy me lots of presents.
9.
The school rules will be changed next year. This means that you (can) use your phone in class.
10.
My girlfriend lost my charger so I (cannot) use it any longer.

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