This page provides example sentences of the verb "Leave" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form leave / Past Simple left / Past Participle left / Gerund leaving
I usually leave for work at seven in the morning.
Present Simple Passive
Books are left on the desk at the front of the room.
Mary is leaving for London today.
Present Continuous Passive
The city is being left by thousands this week.
She hasn't left for the meeting yet.
Present Perfect Passive
The city hasn't been left by everybody yet.
Present Perfect Continuous
She has been leaving reminders around the house for years.
I left for work early yesterday morning.
Past Simple Passive
The magazine was left on the table yesterday afternoon.
We were leaving for our vacation when they arrived.
Past Continuous Passive
The tourists were being left behind when the tour guide noticed they were missing.
They had already left home when we got there.
Past Perfect Passive
The ticket had been left behind so he couldn't come.
Past Perfect Continuous
She had been leaving him reminders for a while before he remembered to take out the trash.
Alice will leave soon.
Future (will) passive
The book will be left by the student.
Future (going to)
We are going to leave on Friday.
Future (going to) passive
The house is going to be left by the visitors next week.
This time next week we will be leaving on vacation.
She will have left him by the end of next month.
She might leave at the end of the week.
If she leaves him, he will be very unhappy.
If she left him, he would be very unhappy.
If she had left him, he would have been very unhappy.
You can leave at any time.
They must have left early.