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Irregular Verb - To wear

Man wearing a hat

wear / wore / worn / wearing

Tenses for the Verb - To wear

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Timeline Future Tense Present Tense Past Tense


The Past

Past Continuous - "I was wearing my pyjamas at 6.30 this morning."

Past Simple - "I wore my new slippers for the first time last night."

Past Perfect Simple - "By the time I finished work I had already messed up 3 different uniforms."

Past Perfect Continuous - "I had been wearing my old slippers when I remembered I had a nice new pair."

The Present

Present Continuous - "It is 7.30 in the morning and I'm wearing my new hat."

Present Simple - "I always wear a clean shirt every day."

Present Perfect Simple - "I have already worn my new dress this week."

Present Perfect Continuous - "I have been wearing my new slippers since I got up."

The Future

Future Continuous - "I'm wearing my best suit tonight."

Future Simple - "I think I'll wear my slippers when I get up."

Future Perfect Simple - "I will have already worn my new dress by the time I go away."

Future Perfect Continuous - "By tomorrow Matthew will have been wearing those socks for over a week!"

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