12 Tenses and Example Sentences

12 Tenses and Example Sentences


  • Simple Present Tense

My mother lets me go out with my friends.

  • Present Continuous Tense

The gardener is working in the garden at this time.

  • Present Perfect Tense

I have already prepared breakfast.

  • Present Perfect Continuous Tense

The mechanic has been repairing our refrigerator.


  • Simple past tense

He drew beautiful pictures last week.

  • Past Continuous Tense

I was washing the dishes when the phone rang.

  • Past Perfect tense

The woman had cried till the morning.

  • Past Perfect Continuous Tense

They had been being friend since childhood.

  • Simple Future tense

I will call him as soon as possible.

  • Future Continuous Tense

It will be raining at this time tomorrow.

  • Future Perfect Tense

Susan will have been ready by the time I get home.

  • Future Perfect Continuous Tense

He will have been watching TV for 2 hours when we have dinner.


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