Tener Future Tense Conjugation

Use the chart, examples, and video below to learn how to conjugate tener in the future tense ("futuro").

Tener: Future Tense Conjugation Chart

yo tendré
él/ella/Ud. tendrá
nosotros tendremos
vosotros tendréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. tendrán

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Examples: how to conjugate tener in future tense

Here are some examples of conjugating tener in future form:

En ese caso, tendré el honor de estar a su lado.

In that case, I will have the honour of being at your side.

En poco tiempo, tendrás que empezar a pensar en la universidad.

Before long, you will have to start thinking about university.

Pronto tendrá problemas si sigue así.

Soon, he will have problems if he continues like this.


  • Tener is an irregular verb, including in the future tense.
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Here's a reminder of what the Spanish personal pronouns mean:

  • yo = I
  • tú = you (informal)
  • él/ella = he/she
  • nosotros/nosotras = we
  • vosotros/vosotras = you (plural, informal, Spain only)
  • ellos/ellas = they
  • Usted = you (singular formal) & ustedes = you (plural formal). These are used much more in Latin America than in Spain - the latter being more informal.

How to conjugate tener in the future tense - recommended video:

(note the translations provided in the video above are in both French and English)

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See how to conjugate estar in other tenses:

Conjugate tener in the preterite

Conjugate tener in the present

Conjugate tener in the imperfect

Conjugate tener in the subjunctive