12 Tense: Type of tense, Structure of tense with example

Tense is a grammatical category that shows the time of an action or event. There are three main types of tenses in English: past, present, and future. Each type of tense has four aspects: simple, continuous, perfect, and perfect continuous. The aspect shows how the action or event is related to the time of speaking. Here are some examples of the different types of tenses with their structures and uses:

✨ Past simple Tense:

Structure: Subject + past tense verb

Example: She walked to school yesterday.

Use: To talk about a completed action or event in the past.

The past simple tense is used to describe actions or events that happened in the past and are not happening now.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the past simple tense:

  • She walked to school yesterday.
  • He played soccer with his friends last weekend.
  • They watched a movie on Netflix last night.
  • I studied for the exam all week.
  • You cooked a delicious dinner for us.
  • We visited our grandparents in the countryside.
  • He bought a new car last month.
  • She sang a beautiful song at the karaoke.
  • They danced all night at the party.
  • I read a book before going to bed.
  • You wrote a letter to your pen pal.
  • We cleaned the house on Sunday.
  • He worked hard on his project.
  • She painted a picture of her dog.
  • They traveled to Europe last summer.
  • I saw a shooting star in the sky.
  • You spoke to your teacher after class.
  • We laughed at his jokes.
  • He cried when he heard the bad news.
  • She smiled when she saw him.
  • They agreed to work together.
  • I learned a lot from this course.
  • You taught me how to play chess.
  • We drank coffee in the morning.
  • He ate a sandwich for lunch.
  • She drank water after running.
  • They ate pizza for dinner.
  • I slept well last night.
  • You dreamed about flying.
  • We woke up early today.
  • He brushed his teeth before breakfast.
  • She combed her hair after showering.
  • They dressed up for the occasion.
  • I met some new friends at the park.
  • You talked to them for a while.
  • We listened to their stories.
  • He asked her a question.
  • She answered him politely.
  • They explained their situation.
  • I understood their problem.

difference between present perfect and past simple tense

✨ Past continuous Tense:

Structure: Subject + was/were + verb-ing

Example: He was reading a book when I came in.

Use: To talk about an ongoing action or event in the past that was interrupted by another action or event.

Past continuous tense is used to describe an action that was happening in the past at a specific time or over a period of time.

Here are 50 sentences that use past continuous tense:

  • I was studying for the exam when you called me.
  • She was cooking dinner when the power went out.
  • He was playing soccer with his friends yesterday afternoon.
  • They were watching a movie when the fire alarm rang.
  • We were having a picnic when it started to rain.
  • You were sleeping when I came home.
  • She was singing in the shower when I knocked on the door.
  • He was working on his project until midnight.
  • They were traveling around Europe last summer.
  • We were waiting for the bus when we saw a car accident.
  • You were talking on the phone when I entered the room.
  • She was reading a book when the lights went off.
  • He was painting the wall when he spilled some paint on the floor.
  • They were shopping at the mall when they ran into their old classmates.
  • We were walking in the park when we heard a loud noise.
  • You were driving too fast when the police stopped you.
  • She was doing yoga when she twisted her ankle.
  • He was fishing at the lake when he caught a big fish.
  • They were playing cards when someone knocked on the door.
  • We were listening to music when the speaker broke down.
  • You were making a cake when you realized you had no eggs.
  • She was taking a nap when her phone rang.
  • He was cutting the grass when he found a snake.
  • They were dancing at the party when the music stopped.
  • We were cleaning the house when we found some old photos.
  • You were joking with me when you said you loved me.
  • She was ironing her clothes when she burned her hand.
  • He was skiing on the slope when he fell down.
  • They were arguing with each other when I intervened.
  • We were planning a surprise party for you when you showed up unexpectedly.
  • You were lying to me when you said you were sick.
  • She was brushing her teeth when she heard a scream.
  • He was running late for work when he missed his train.
  • They were celebrating their anniversary when they got some bad news.
  • We were hiking in the mountains when we saw a bear.
  • You were cheating on me when you said you were with your friends.
  • She was writing a letter when she spilled some coffee on it.
  • He was fixing his car when he hurt his hand.
  • They were studying together when they fell in love.
  • We were swimming in the pool when we heard thunder.
    Some more sentences are:
  • You were wearing a red dress when I met you for the first time.
  • She was crying in her room when I tried to comfort her.
  • He was teaching math at the school when he decided to quit his job.
  • They were laughing at his jokes when he suddenly became serious.
  • We were eating pizza when we realized it had expired cheese.

✨ Past perfect Tense:

Subject + had + past participle verb

Example: They had finished their homework before they went out.

Use: To talk about an action or event in the past that happened before another action or event in the past.

Past perfect tense is used to describe an action that had happened in the past before another action or time in the past.

Here are 50 sentences that use past perfect tense:

  • I had finished my homework before I went to play.
  • She had already left when I arrived.
  • He had studied hard for the test, so he passed with flying colors.
  • They had eaten all the cookies before we came.
  • We had seen the movie before, so we decided to watch something else.
  • You had forgotten your keys, so you couldn’t enter the house.
  • She had written a letter to him, but he never replied.
  • He had broken his arm, so he couldn’t play tennis.
  • They had booked their tickets in advance, so they got a good deal.
  • We had visited Paris before, so we knew our way around.
  • You had lied to me, so I didn’t trust you anymore.
  • She had lost her phone, so she couldn’t call me.
  • He had quit his job, so he was looking for a new one.
  • They had moved to a new city, so they didn’t know anyone there.
  • We had planned everything carefully, but things still went wrong.
  • You had learned Spanish before, so you could communicate with the locals.
  • She had baked a cake for his birthday, but he didn’t show up.
  • He had locked the door, but someone still broke in.
  • They had sold their house, so they were living in a hotel.
  • We had met him before, so we recognized him immediately.
    Some more sentences are:
  • You had given me your number, but I lost it.
  • She had painted the wall, but it didn’t look good.
  • He had driven a car before, but he still failed the test.
  • They had gone to bed early, but they still felt tired.
  • We had told him the truth, but he didn’t believe us.

✨ Past Perfect Continuous Tense:

Subject + had been + verb-ing

Example: She had been studying for hours when she fell asleep.

Use: To talk about an ongoing action or event in the past that continued until another action or event in the past.

Here are 50 examples of past perfect continuous tense sentences:

  • She had been studying hard for the exam, so she was confident that she would pass.
  • He had been working on his project for two weeks when his computer crashed.
  • They had been traveling around Europe for six months before they decided to settle in Paris.
  • I had been waiting for you for an hour when you finally showed up.
  • She had been painting the house for three days when it started to rain.
  • He had been playing video games all night, so he was very tired in the morning.
  • They had been arguing for a long time when they realized that they were both wrong.
  • I had been learning Spanish for two years before I moved to Mexico.
  • She had been cooking dinner for an hour when the guests arrived.
  • He had been running for half an hour when he felt a sharp pain in his leg.
  • They had been living in that apartment for five years when the landlord raised the rent.
  • I had been watching TV for two hours when the power went out.
  • She had been practicing yoga for a year when she joined the advanced class.
  • He had been teaching at that school for ten years when he retired.
  • They had been dating for six months when he proposed to her.
  • I had been writing a blog for a year when I got my first sponsor.
  • She had been driving for four hours when she reached her destination.
  • He had been smoking for twenty years when he decided to quit.
  • They had been planning their wedding for a year when they had to cancel it due to the pandemic.
  • I had been saving money for a long time when I bought my dream car.
  • She had been singing in a band for two years when she got a record deal.
  • He had been fishing for three hours when he caught a big one.
  • They had been hiking for two days when they reached the summit.
  • I had been dreaming of visiting Japan for a long time when I finally got the chance.
  • She had been working as a nurse for five years when she applied for medical school.
  • He had been studying astronomy for a long time when he saw a shooting star.
  • They had been playing chess for an hour when he checkmated her.
  • I had been listening to music for a while when I heard a knock on the door.
  • She had been shopping online for hours when she realized that she had spent too much money.
  • He had been lying on the couch for a long time when he decided to get up and do something productive.
  • They had been talking on the phone for hours when their batteries died.
  • I had been reading a book for a while when I fell asleep.
  • She had been cleaning the house all day when she found an old photo album.
  • He had been drinking coffee all morning, so he was very jittery.
  • They had been playing soccer in the park for an hour when it started to snow.
  • I had been looking for my keys for ten minutes when I found them in my pocket.
  • She had been knitting a sweater for her grandson for a month when she finished it.
    Some additional sentences are:
  • He had been working as a journalist for three years when he won an award.
  • They had been camping in the woods for a week when they saw a bear.
  • I had been learning how to play the guitar for six months when I joined a band.
  • She had been taking photos of the sunset for half an hour when she ran out of memory space.
  • He had been surfing on the internet for too long, so he missed his deadline.
  • They had been riding their bikes around the city for two hours when they got lost.
  • I had been making a cake for her birthday when I realized that I forgot to buy candles.
  • She had been waiting in line for the concert tickets for three hours when they sold out.
  • He had been jogging every morning for a month when he lost ten pounds.
  • They had been studying together for the test, so they were well prepared.

✨ Present simple Tense:

Structure: Subject + base form verb (add -s for third person singular)

Example: He plays soccer every weekend.

Use: To talk about a habitual action or event in the present, or a general fact or truth.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the simple present tense. I have grouped them into five categories according to their usage.

To describe facts and habits:

  • The sun rises in the east and sets in the west¹.
  • Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius.
  • Elephants are the largest land animals³.
  • She studies hard for her exams.
  • He works as a teacher in a high school.
  • They go to the gym every week.
  • I always brush my teeth before going to bed.
  • You speak very fast.
  • We love to watch movies on Netflix.
  • She hates spiders.

To describe scheduled events in the future:

  • The train leaves at 10 a.m. tomorrow⁴.
  • The concert starts at 8 p.m. tonight⁵.
  • She flies to New York next week.
  • He has a dentist appointment on Friday.
  • They celebrate their anniversary on Saturday.
  • I take a vacation in July.
  • You have a meeting with your boss on Monday.
  • We visit our grandparents on Sunday.
  • She graduates from college next month.
  • He performs in a play next weekend.

To tell stories (particularly jokes):

  • A man walks into a bar and orders a drink.
  • She goes to the doctor and says, “I have a problem with my eyes.”
  • He asks his wife, “What do you want for your birthday?”
  • She sees a sign that says, “Watch out for the dog.”
  • He calls his friend and says, “I have good news and bad news.”
  • She meets a handsome stranger and says, “Hi, I’m Anna.”
  • He finds a genie in a bottle and says, “I wish for a million dollars.”
  • She opens the door and screams, “Surprise!”
  • He looks at his watch and says, “Oh no, I’m late!”
  • She hears a knock on the door and says, “Who is it?”

To give instructions or directions:

  • You turn left at the corner and then go straight.
  • He mixes the flour and the eggs in a bowl.
  • She cuts the cake into eight pieces.
  • You press the red button to start the machine.
  • He takes the first exit on the roundabout.
  • She adds some salt and pepper to the soup.
  • You fold the paper in half and then cut it.
  • He plugs the charger into the socket.
  • She puts the clothes in the washing machine.
  • You write your name and address on the envelope.

To express general truths or opinions:

  • Honesty is the best policy.
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
  • Money can’t buy happiness.
  • He thinks that soccer is boring.
  • She believes that aliens exist.
  • They agree that climate change is a serious issue.
  • I prefer tea to coffee.
  • You sound like your mother.
  • We need more peace and love in the world.
  • She likes him but he doesn’t like her.

✨ Present continuous Tense:

Structure: Subject + am/is/are + verb-ing

Example: She is cooking dinner right now.

Use: To talk about an ongoing action or event in the present, or a future plan or arrangement.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the present continuous tense. I have grouped them into five categories according to their usage.

To describe actions happening at the moment of speaking or around it:

  • I am writing a response to your request.
  • You are reading my message.
  • He is watching TV in the living room.
  • She is studying for her test.
  • It is raining outside.
  • We are having a meeting right now.
  • You are making a lot of noise.
  • They are playing soccer in the park.
  • I am not feeling well today.
  • You are not paying attention.

To describe temporary situations or arrangements:

  • I am staying at my friend’s house for a week.
  • You are working on a project with John.
  • He is living in New York for a few months.
  • She is taking a break from her job.
  • It is snowing in the mountains.
  • We are renting a car until ours is fixed.
  • You are sharing a room with your sister.
  • They are traveling around Europe this summer.
  • I am not using my laptop right now. You can borrow it.
  • You are not wearing your glasses today.

To describe future plans or intentions:

  • I am going to the movies tonight.
  • You are leaving tomorrow morning.
  • He is meeting his friends later.
  • She is flying to Paris next week.
  • It is going to be sunny tomorrow.
  • We are celebrating our anniversary on Saturday.
  • You are joining us for dinner, right?
  • They are moving to a new house soon.
  • I am not going to the party. I have other plans.
  • You are not going to regret this decision.

To describe actions that happen repeatedly or annoyingly (usually with always, constantly, forever, etc.):

  • I am always losing my keys.
  • You are constantly checking your phone.
  • He is forever complaining about his boss.
  • She is always singing in the shower.
  • It is always raining in London. 
  • We are constantly arguing about money. 
  • You are forever forgetting my birthday. 
  • They are always making fun of me. 
  • I am not always late. Sometimes I’m early. 
  • You are not constantly lying. You tell the truth sometimes.

To describe actions or events that are in progress over a period of time around the present:

  • I am learning how to play the guitar. 
  • You are improving your English skills. 
  • He is growing a beard. 
  • She is changing her hairstyle. 
  • It is getting dark. 
  • We are saving money for a trip. 
  • You are gaining weight. You should exercise more. 
  • They are losing customers. They need to improve their service. 
  • I am not sleeping well these days. 
  • You are not eating enough. You look pale.

✨ Present perfect Tense:

Structure: Subject + have/has + past participle verb

Example: They have visited many countries so far.

Use: To talk about an action or event in the present that has a connection to the past, such as a result, an experience, or a completion.

The present perfect tense is used to describe an action or situation that has occurred in the past, but has a connection to the present. For example, it can be used to express an experience that happened in the past, but the effects are still relevant now.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the present perfect tense:

  • I have finished my homework.
  • She has lived in this house for 10 years.
  • They have gone to the cinema.
  • He has broken his arm.
  • We have seen this movie before.
  • You have studied hard for the exam.
  • She has written a novel.
  • He has lost his keys.
  • They have traveled to many countries.
  • I have met her once.
  • You have grown a lot since I last saw you.
  • He has learned how to play the guitar.
  • She has painted the walls.
  • We have eaten pizza for lunch.
  • They have arrived at the airport.
  • I have forgotten his name.
  • She has cut her hair.
  • He has bought a new car.
  • We have cleaned the house.
  • They have celebrated their anniversary.
  • I have spoken to him on the phone.
  • She has baked a cake.
  • He has run a marathon.
  • We have watched the news.
  • They have played soccer in the park.
  • I have read that book.
  • She has sung a song.
  • He has cooked dinner.
  • We have visited our grandparents.
  • They have taken a nap.
  • I have done some yoga.
  • She has made some friends at school.
  • He has fixed the bike.
  • We have planted some flowers in the garden.
  • They have listened to music.
  • I have drunk some water.
  • She has worn a beautiful dress.
  • He has worked hard today.
  • We have enjoyed the party.
  • They have shared their stories with us.
  • I have dreamed of you last night.
  • She has applied for a job.
  • He has won a prize.
  • We have donated some money to charity.
  • They have joined a club.

Some additional sentences are:

  • I have learned a new word today.
  • She has invited me to her birthday party.
  • He has scored a goal.
  • We have decided to go on a trip.
  • They have argued about politics.
  • I have changed my mind.
  • She has dyed her hair red.
  • He has quit smoking.
  • We have helped each other.
  • They have discovered a new planet.

✨ Present perfect continuous Tense:

Structure: Subject + have/has been + verb-ing

Example: He has been working on this project for two months.

Use: To talk about an ongoing action or event in the present that started in the past and has a connection to the present, such as a duration, a reason, or an effect.

The present perfect continuous tense is used to describe an action or situation that started in the past and has continued up to the present. For example, it can be used to express an activity that is still in progress, a temporary situation that has lasted for a while, or a repeated action that has recently stopped.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the present perfect continuous tense:

  • I have been studying for the test.
  • She has been living in this house for 10 years.
  • They have been going to the cinema.
  • He has been breaking his arm.
  • We have been seeing this movie before.
  • You have been studying hard for the exam.
  • She has been writing a novel.
  • He has been losing his keys.
  • They have been traveling to many countries.
  • I have been meeting her once.
  • You have been growing a lot since I last saw you.
  • He has been learning how to play the guitar.
  • She has been painting the walls.
  • We have been eating pizza for lunch.
  • They have been arriving at the airport.
  • I have been forgetting his name.
  • She has been cutting her hair.
  • He has been buying a new car.
  • We have been cleaning the house.
  • They have been celebrating their anniversary.
  • I have been speaking to him on the phone.
  • She has been baking a cake.
  • He has been running a marathon.
  • We have been watching the news.
  • They have been playing soccer in the park.
  • I have been reading that book.
  • She has been singing a song.
  • He has been cooking dinner.
  • We have been visiting our grandparents.
  • They have been taking a nap.

✨ Future simple Tense:

Structure: Subject + will + base form verb

Example: She will call you tomorrow.

Use: To talk about a prediction, a promise, a decision, or an offer in the future.

The future simple tense is used to express a future action or state that is not dependent on anything else. It is formed by using **will** or **shall** and the base form of the verb.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the future simple tense:

  • I will finish my homework by tomorrow.
  • She will not go to the party tonight.
  • He will call you later.
  • They will arrive in an hour.
  • We will celebrate your birthday next week.
  • You will regret this decision.
  • He will be very happy to see you.
  • She will not forgive him easily.
  • It will rain tomorrow.
  • The sun will rise at 6 a.m.
  • I will help you with your project.
  • You will not believe what I saw.
  • They will have a lot of fun at the amusement park.
  • We will not tolerate any violence.
  • He will win the election.
  • She will lose her temper if you annoy her.
  • It will snow in December.
  • The temperature will drop below zero tonight.
  • I will buy a new car next month.
  • You will not get a refund without a receipt.
  • They will travel around the world next year.
  • We will not forget your kindness.
  • He will propose to her on Valentine’s Day.
  • She will accept his offer.
  • It will be a long and difficult journey.
  • The movie will start in 10 minutes.
  • I will make you a sandwich.
  • You will not like this movie.
  • They will play soccer after school.
  • We will not give up our dreams.
  • He will study hard for the exam.
  • She will not cheat on the test.
  • It will be a sunny day tomorrow.
  • The wind will blow strongly tonight.
  • I will send you an email later.
  • You will not receive any spam messages from me.
  • They will join us for dinner tonight.
  • We will not eat any junk food today.
  • He will quit smoking soon.
  • She will not drink any alcohol tonight.

✨ Future continuous Tense:

Structure: Subject + will be + verb-ing

Example: He will be flying to London next week.

Use: To talk about an ongoing action or event in the future that will happen at a specific time or over a period of time.

The future continuous tense is used to express a future action or state that will be in progress at a specific time or over a period of time in the future. It is formed by using **will be** or **shall be** and the **-ing** form of the verb.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the future continuous tense:

  • I will be working on my assignment tomorrow.
  • She will not be sleeping at this time tomorrow.
  • He will be flying to New York next week.
  • They will be staying at a hotel for a few days.
  • We will be celebrating our anniversary tomorrow night.
  • You will not be regretting this decision.
  • He will be waiting for you at the airport.
  • She will not be attending the meeting tomorrow.
  • It will be raining heavily in the afternoon.
  • The sun will be shining brightly tomorrow morning.
  • I will be helping you with your project until you finish it.
  • You will not be believing what I will be telling you.
  • They will be having a lot of fun at the amusement park all day long.
  • We will not be tolerating any violence in our school.
  • He will be running for president next year.
  • She will not be losing her temper if you apologize to her.
  • It will be snowing in December in some parts of the world.
  • The temperature will be dropping below zero tonight in some places.
  • I will be buying a new car next month if I save enough money.
  • You will not be getting a refund without a receipt even if you complain to the manager.
  • They will be traveling around the world next year for their honeymoon.
  • We will not be forgetting your kindness ever.
  • He will be proposing to her on Valentine’s Day in front of everyone.
  • She will not be accepting his offer unless he changes his attitude.
  • It will be a long and difficult journey, but we will be supporting each other along the way.
  • The movie will be starting in 10 minutes, so we should hurry up.
  • I will be making you a sandwich as soon as I finish this call.
  • You will not be liking this movie if you don’t like horror films.
  • They will be playing soccer after school every day until the tournament starts.
  • We will not be giving up our dreams no matter what happens.

✨ Future perfect Tense:

Structure: Subject + will have + past participle verb

Example: They will have graduated by next year.

Use: To talk about an action or event in the future that will be completed before another action or event in the future.

The future perfect tense is used to express a future action or state that will be completed by a specific time or before another action in the future. It is formed by using **will have** or **shall have** and the **past participle** form of the verb.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the future perfect tense:

  • I will have finished my homework by tomorrow.
  • She will not have gone to the party tonight.
  • He will have called you by 9 p.m.
  • They will have arrived by the time we get there.
  • We will have celebrated our birthday by next week.
  • You will not have regretted this decision by then.
  • He will have waited for you for an hour.
  • She will not have attended the meeting by tomorrow.
  • It will have rained by the time we leave.
  • The sun will have risen by 6 a.m.
  • I will have helped you with your project by the end of the day.
  • You will not have believed what I will have told you by then.
  • They will have had a lot of fun at the amusement park by the time they come back.
  • We will not have tolerated any violence by then.
  • He will have won the election by next month.
  • She will not have lost her temper by then if you apologize to her now.
  • It will have snowed in December in some parts of the world by then.
  • The temperature will have dropped below zero by tonight in some places.
  • I will have bought a new car by next month if I save enough money.
  • You will not have gotten a refund without a receipt by then even if you complain to the manager now.
  • They will have traveled around the world by next year for their honeymoon.
  • We will not have forgotten your kindness ever by then.
  • He will have proposed to her on Valentine’s Day by then in front of everyone.
  • She will not have accepted his offer by then unless he changes his attitude now.
  • It will have been a long and difficult journey, but we will have supported each other along the way by then.
  • The movie will have started by 10 minutes, so we should hurry up now.
  • I will have made you a sandwich by the time you finish this call.
  • You will not have liked this movie by then if you don’t like horror films now.
  • They will have played soccer after school every day until the tournament starts by then.
  • We will not have given up our dreams by then no matter what happens now.

✨ Future perfect continuous Tense:

Structure: Subject + will have been + verb-ing

Example: She will have been studying for six hours by the time you arrive.

Use: To talk about an ongoing action or event in the future that will continue until another action or event in the future.

The future perfect continuous tense is used to express a future action or state that will have been in progress for a certain duration of time by a specific time or before another action in the future. It is formed by using **will have been** or **shall have been** and the **-ing** form of the verb.

Here are 50 examples of sentences using the future perfect continuous tense:

  • I will have been working on my assignment for three hours by tomorrow.
  • She will not have been sleeping for eight hours by this time tomorrow.
  • He will have been flying to New York for six hours by the time he lands.
  • They will have been staying at a hotel for a week by the time they check out.
  • We will have been celebrating our anniversary for two hours by the time we go home.
  • You will not have been regretting this decision for long by then.
  • He will have been waiting for you for an hour by the time you arrive.
  • She will not have been attending the meeting for more than 10 minutes by tomorrow.
  • It will have been raining heavily for two hours by the time we leave.
  • The sun will have been shining brightly for four hours by tomorrow morning.
  • I will have been helping you with your project for a month by the time you finish it.
  • You will not have been believing what I will have been telling you for long by then.
  • They will have been having a lot of fun at the amusement park for five hours by the time they come back.
  • We will not have been tolerating any violence in our school for a year by then.
  • He will have been running for president for two years by next month.
  • She will not have been losing her temper for long by then if you apologize to her now.
  • It will have been snowing in December in some parts of the world for a week by then.
  • The temperature will have been dropping below zero for three days by tonight in some places.
  • I will have been buying a new car for a year by next month if I save enough money.
  • You will not have been getting a refund without a receipt for more than a month by then even if you complain to the manager now.
  • They will have been traveling around the world for six months by next year for their honeymoon.
  • We will not have been forgetting your kindness ever by then.
  • He will have been proposing to her on Valentine’s Day for a year by then in front of everyone.
  • She will not have been accepting his offer for long by then unless he changes his attitude now.
  • It will have been a long and difficult journey, but we will have been supporting each other along the way for two years by then.
  • The movie will have been starting for 10 minutes by then, so we should hurry up now.
  • I will have been making you a sandwich for five minutes by the time you finish this call.
  • You will not have been liking this movie for long by then if you don’t like horror films now.
  • They will have been playing soccer after school every day until the tournament starts for three months by then.
  • We will not have been giving up our dreams for long by then no matter what happens now.

For more information and examples on tenses, you can check out these websites. I hope this helps you understand tense and its types better. 😊

Source:
(1) Verb Tenses Explained, with Examples | Grammarly.
(2) 12 types of Tenses with Examples and Formula – MyEnglishTeacher.eu.
(3) Examples of Tenses in English (240 Sentences of all tenses).
(4) All 12 Types of tenses with example, Structure, Uses – PERFORMDIGI.
(5) 12 Types of Tenses with Examples and Formula – OnlyMyEnglish.

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