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Irregular Verb - To drive

To drive

drive / drove / driven / driving


Tenses for the Verb - To drive

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Timeline Future Tense Present Tense Past Tense


The Past

Past Continuous - "He was driving to work when he saw his colleague at the bus stop."
Past Simple - "He drove to the bus stop and gave his colleage a lift."
Past Perfect Simple - "When he was twenty he had never driven a car."
Past Perfect Continuous - "He set off at 7.50 am so, by the time he got to work he had been driving for over an hour."

The Present

Present Continuous - "He is driving to work."
Present Simple - "He drives to work every day."
Present Perfect Simple - "He has already driven half way there."
Present Perfect Continuous - "He has been driving since 7.00am. It's time to take a break. "*
!Note - *He has been able to drive since he passed his driving test."

The Future

Future Continuous - "He's driving to work again tomorrow."
Future Simple - "He will drive his colleague to work tomorrow as well."
Future Perfect Simple - "He has driven his colleague to work for over a year now ."
Future Perfect Continuous - "By the time he gets to work at 8.10am he will have been driving for over an hour."

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