A verb tense exclusively and habitually used by sports commentators. Despite sounding exactly like future tense, this tense is used to describe recent past events to give the illusion that said event was predicted by the sportscaster.
"...and Pujols will rip a foul one into the outfield!" exclaimed the televised play-by-play commentator, immediately after it was over and everyone could clearly that it already happened. World Series viewers everywhere rolled their eyes at the constant and annoying use of pseudopredictive future-past.
dodane przez DrippingGoofball październik 28, 2011
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