Tenses for the Verb - To make
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Past Continuous - "I was making the coffee at 6.30 this
Past Simple - "I made the tea yesterday, it's your turn
Past Perfect Simple - "By the time I got home this
evening I had already made 100 cups of tea."
Past Perfect Continuous - "I had been making the tea
when I realised I hadn't boiled the water."
Present Continuous - "It is 7.30 in the morning and I'm
making a pot of coffee."
Present Simple - "I always make coffee first thing in
Present Perfect Simple - "I have already made the
coffee six times this week, it must be your turn."
Present Perfect Continuous - "I seem to have been
making coffee for the family since I got up.
Future Continuous - "I'm making a cup of tea in a
minute, do you want one?"
Future Simple - "No thanks, I think I'll make some
coffee when I get up."
Future Perfect Simple - "Don't worry, by the time you
get up I will have already made you a cup of coffee."
Future Perfect Continuous - "After all, by this evening
I will have been making tea all day at work."