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Irregular Verb - To sing


sing / sang / sung / singing

Tenses for the Verb - To sing

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Timeline Future Tense Present Tense Past Tense

The Past

Past Continuous - "I was singing in the bath, when the phone rang."

Past Simple - "I sang in the school choir."

Past Perfect Simple - "It was only after the competition ended that I realised I had sung the wrong song."

Past Perfect Continuous - "I had only been singing for 30 seconds when they buzzed me off the stage."

The Present

Present Continuous - "I am singing a song."

Present Simple - "I usually sing when I have a bath."

Present Perfect Simple - "I have never sung professionally."

Present Perfect Continuous - "I have been singing my heart out, but no one is listening!"

The Future

Future Continuous - "I am singing in a concert next week."

Future Simple - "I think I'll sing on Skype next week."

Future Perfect Simple - "I'm sure we will have sung all these songs before the end of term."

Future Perfect Continuous - "This time next week they'll have been together for ten years."

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