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Verb Tenses 1

Verb tense gives us information about when an action is taking place: in the past, present or future. The sequence of verb tenses tells us when one action takes place relative to another action. For example, is one action completed before another in the past? Is one action ongoing when another takes place? The verb tenses will tell you!

If you think you are up to the challenge, try your hand at the questions below. Choose the best answer in each case. (For more information on verb tenses, read Using Verb Tenses and Using Verb Tenses in Sequence.)