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Irregular Verb - To run
run / ran / run / running
Tenses for the Verb - To run
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Past Continuous - "I was running for the bus, when I fell over."
Past Simple - "I ran for the bus, but I missed it."
Past Perfect Simple - "It was only afterwards that I realised I had run the wrong way."
Past Perfect Continuous - "As soon as he turned round, I realised I had been running after the wrong person."
Present Continuous - "I am running for my life!"
Present Simple - "I usually run every day."
Present Perfect Simple - "I have never run professionally."
Present Perfect Continuous - "I am out of breath, because I have been running."
Future Continuous - "I am running in the London marathon next week."
Future Simple - "I think I'll have to run for the bus."
Future Perfect Simple - "As long as we finish, we will have run well."
Future Perfect Continuous - "This time next week they'll have been running together for ten years."English Grammar