This page provides example sentences of the verb "Give" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form give / Past Simple gave / Past Participle given / Gerund giving
Peter gives a lot to charity.
Present Simple Passive
Many donations are given to charity every day.
Mary is giving Tom a second chance this week.
Present Continuous Passive
Tom is being given a second chance by Mary.
Has she given Google a try?
Present Perfect Passive
Has a donation been given to the charity?
Present Perfect Continuous
Mario has been giving Jack a workout this morning.
Andy gave his daughter a bicycle for her birthday last week.
Past Simple Passive
A bicycle was given to his daughter for her birthday last week.
She was giving her daughter a lesson when they were interrupted.
Past Continuous Passive
A lesson was being given to the class when it was interrupted.
The had given the gift when I got to the party.
Past Perfect Passive
The gift had been given when I got to the party.
Past Perfect Continuous
She had been giving lessons all morning before I arrived.
Terry will give him a ring.
Future (will) passive
A ring will be given to the winner.
Future (going to)
She is going to give her son a present later today.
Future (going to) passive
A present is going to be given to her son later today.
This time tomorrow he will be giving a lecture.
She will have given notice by six o'clock.
Jane may give him a second chance.
If she gives him a second chance, he will change.
If she gave him a second chance, he would change.
Past Unreal Conditional
If she had given him a second chance, he would have changed.
She should give him a second chance.
She can't have given him a second chance!