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I will have written/finished writing/finished the story when you come here.

hirashin

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Dear native English speakers,
Would all of the sentences be used with the same meaning?
(a) I will have written the story when you come here.
(b) I will have finished writing the story when you come here.
(c) I will have finished the story when you come here.

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Hirashin
 

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Yes, they are all equivalent. But I wouldn't use any of those. I would say "...by the time you come here."
 

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Thanks for the help, mdchachi.
Would using "when" instead of "by the time" sound strange?
 

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Maybe not strange but just not every day casual speech.
In my vernacular I'd probably use this form:
I'll be done eating when you come here.
 
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