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Example Sentences of the Verb Come


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

Base Form come / Past Simple came / Past Participle come / Gerund coming

Present Simple

I often come to this supermarket.

Present Simple Passive

Not used

Present Continuous

Look! he is coming up the street.

Present Continuous Passive

Not used

Present Perfect

Mary has come to this school for the past four years.

Present Perfect Passive


Present Perfect Continuous

Mary has been coming to this school for the past four years.

Past Simple

We came here yesterday.

Past Simple Passive


Past Continuous

We were coming home when we got the telephone call on our cell phone.

Past Continuous Passive


Past Perfect

We had just come home when he arrived.

Past Perfect Passive


Past Perfect Continuous

John had been coming to their house for years when he decided not to visit anymore.

Future (will)

Peter will come next week.

Future (will) passive


Future (going to)

Mary is going to come to the party next week.

Future (going to) passive


Future Continuous

This time next week I will be coming home.

Future Perfect

Many people will have come by the end of the party.

Future Possibility

She might come tomorrow.

Real Conditional

If he comes, we will have lunch at a good restaurant.

Unreal Conditional

If I came, I wouldn't enjoy myself.

Past Unreal Conditional

If he had come, he would have resolved all the problems.

Present Modal

You really should come to the show.

Past Modal

They must have come! I'm sure I saw them.

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