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Irregular Verb - To run


run / ran / run / running

Tenses for the Verb - To run

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Timeline Future Tense Present Tense Past Tense


The Past

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."

The Present

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."

The Future

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."

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