This page provides example sentences of the verb "Catch" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form catch /Past Simple caught[/] / Past Participle caught / Gerund catching
He catches the train at nine o'clock.
Present Simple Passive
The ball is caught by the player at first base.
They are catching on fast!
Present Continuous Passive
The train is being caught by a number of fans.
He has caught a cold.
Present Perfect Passive
That train has been caught by more than one million travelers.
Present Perfect Continuous
He has been catching on slowly.
Peter caught the ball.
Past Simple Passive
The ball was caught by Peter.
He was catching the train when he bumped into her.
Past Continuous Passive
The train was being caught by hundreds of travelers when the announcement rang out.
I had caught twenty butterflies by the time she arrived.
Past Perfect Passive
Twenty butterflies had been caught by the time she arrived.
Past Perfect Continuous
She had been catching butterflies when they arrived.
Anna will catch the next train to Boston.
Future (will) passive
That fish will be caught soon.
Future (going to)
Michael is going to catch the ball!
Future (going to) passive
The ball is going to be caught by Michael!
This time next week I will be catching the train to Boston.
By the end he will have caught more than 50 butterflies.
She may catch a cold.
If she catches a cold, she should see a doctor.
If she caught on faster, she would do better in school.
Past Unreal Conditional
If they had caught the early train, they would have arrived on time.
I can catch the next train.
He can't have caught the wrong train!