This page provides example sentences of the verb "Buy" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form buy / Past Simple bought / Past Participle bought / Gerund buying
Jack usually buys his groceries on Saturdays.
Present Simple Passive
The supplies are usually bought on Friday afternoons.
They are buying a new house this month.
Present Continuous Passive
That house is being bought by the Thompson's.
We have bought a number of antique chairs.
Present Perfect Passive
Those antique chairs were bought by customers in San Diego.
Present Perfect Continuous
He bought that painting last week.
Past Simple Passive
That painting was bought last week.
She was buying a new car when he telephoned.
Past Continuous Passive
Larry had bought the books before she arrived.
Past Perfect Passive
The books had been bought before she arrived.
Past Perfect Continuous
I think he will buy a present for Mary.
Future (will) passive
A new book will be bought for that child.
Future (going to)
The teacher is going to buy the books for the children.
Future (going to) passive
The books are going to be bought for the children.
He will be buying groceries this time next week.
They will have bought five new computers by the end of the sale.
I might buy a new computer.
If he buys that painting, he will be sorry.
I would be sorry if I bought that painting.
If you hadn't bought that painting, you wouldn't have lost so much money on the investment.
I should buy some new clothes.
They must have bought some new clothes.