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Example Sentences of the Verb Put


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

Base Form put / Past Simple put / Past Participle put / Gerund putting

Present Simple

He puts on his clothes before he has breakfast.

Present Simple Passive

The paper is put onto the porch by the paperboy.

Present Continuous

We are putting on a show this evening.

Present Continuous Passive

A show is being put on by the students this evening.

Present Perfect

Have you put on weight?

Present Perfect Passive

Has the exhibit been put up yet?

Present Perfect Continuous

We have been putting together the project all morning long.

Past Simple

They put us up last weekend.

Past Simple Passive

We were put up last weekend by the Smiths.

Past Continuous

We were putting on some music when he walked into the room.

Past Continuous Passive

Some music was being put on when he walked into the room.

Past Perfect

She had put on some weight before moving to Paris.

Past Perfect Passive

Jack had been put up by his friends before he moved in with me.

Past Perfect Continuous

We had been putting together the report for two hours when he finally arrived.

Future (will)

She will put Jack up for the weekend.

Future (will) passive

Jack will be put up by Jane for the weekend.

Future (going to)

I am going to put on some weight this summer.

Future (going to) passive

Some money is going to be put aside for the show.

Future Continuous

We will be putting the final touches on the project this time tomorrow.

Future Perfect

By the time you arrive I will have put everything together.

Future Possibility

She might put you up for the night.

Real Conditional

If she puts on some weight, she will go on a diet.

Unreal Conditional

If she put on some weight, she would go on a diet.

Past Unreal Conditional

If she had put on some weight, she would have gone on a diet.

Present Modal

She should put that book back.

Past Modal

She must have put on some weight.

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