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Example Sentences of the Verb Bring

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This page provides example sentences of the verb "Bring" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.

Base Form bring / Past Simple brought / Past Participle brought / Gerund bringing

Present Simple

She often brings friends to work.

Present Simple Passive

Presents are brought to the reception.

Present Continuous

Mary is bringing Jack to the party.

Present Continuous Passive

Jack is being brought by Mary to the party.

Present Perfect

I haven't brought much food today.

Present Perfect Passive

A number of books have already been brought back to the library.

Present Perfect Continuous

She has been bringing her friends along for years.

Past Simple

Alice brought a new friend to the party.

Past Simple Passive

This contribution was brought by John.

Past Continuous

I was bringing out the present when she burst into the room.

Past Continuous Passive

The change was being brought about by the local authorities.

Past Perfect

The others had brought the food before they arrived.

Past Perfect Passive

The food had been brought by the others before they arrived.

Past Perfect Continuous

She had been bringing different friends to work for years before her boss told her to stop.

Future (will)

Janice will bring the dessert.

Future (will) passive

The dessert will be brought by Janice.

Future (going to)

I am going to bring the drinks to the party.

Future (going to) passive

The drinks are going to be brought by Larry.

Future Continuous

This time next week we will be bringing about a number of changes.

Future Perfect

A number of changes will have been brought about by the time you receive this note.

Future Possibility

He might bring his girlfriend to the party.

Real Conditional

If he brings Sharon, I will leave!

Unreal Conditional

If he brought his friends, they would leave.

Past Unreal Conditional

If he hadn't brought his mother, the problems wouldn't have arisen.

Present Modal

I think you should bring your friend.

Past Modal

He should have brought more money.

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