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Example Sentences of the Verb Draw


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

Base Form draw / Past Simple drew / Past Participle drawn / Gerund drawing

Present Simple

He draws for a living.

Present Simple Passive

Sketches are drawn by Peter.

Present Continuous

He is drawing her portrait.

Present Continuous Passive

Her portrait is being drawn by Peter.

Present Perfect

Peter has drawn four portraits today.

Present Perfect Passive

Four portraits have been drawn by Peter today.

Present Perfect Continuous

He has been drawing her portrait for thirty minutes.

Past Simple

Maggie drew that picture.

Past Simple Passive

That picture was drawn by Maggie.

Past Continuous

Peter was drawing her portrait when her husband walked into the room.

Past Continuous Passive

Her portrait was being drawn by Peter when her husband walked into the room.

Past Perfect

He had drawn her portrait before he arrived.

Past Perfect Passive

Her portrait had been drawn before he arrived.

Past Perfect Continuous

Henry had been drawing for three hours when I arrived.

Future (will)

Henry will draw your portrait.

Future (will) passive

Your portrait will be drawn by Henry.

Future (going to)

Henry is going to draw your portrait.

Future (going to) passive

Your portrait is going to be drawn by Henry.

Future Continuous

This time tomorrow I will be drawing a new picture.

Future Perfect

Henry will have drawn the portrait by the time you arrive.

Future Possibility

Carl may draw the picture.

Real Conditional

If Carl draws the picture, you'll be very happy.

Unreal Conditional

If Carl drew the picture, you would be happy.

Past Unreal Conditional

If Carl had drawn the picture, you would have been happy.

Present Modal

He can draw your portrait.

Past Modal

Henry must have drawn your portrait.

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