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Example Sentences of the Verb Ride

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

Base Form ride / Past Simple rode / Past Participle ridden / Gerund riding

Present Simple

He rides his motorcycle to work.

Present Simple Passive

That horse is ridden by Tom.

Present Continuous

We're riding our bikes to the park this afternoon.

Present Continuous Passive

The horses are being ridden by tourists at the moment.

Present Perfect

Have you ever ridden a horse?

Present Perfect Passive

Has that horse by ridden yet?

Present Perfect Continuous

We have been riding bikes since nine this morning.

Past Simple

He rode his bike to work last week.

Past Simple Passive

That motorcycle was ridden by Elvis!

Past Continuous

He was riding his bike when his cell phone rang.

Past Continuous Passive

The horse was being ridden by Jack when it fell.

Past Perfect

They had already ridden the horse before they bought it.

Past Perfect Passive

The horse had been ridden before it was sold.

Past Perfect Continuous

They had been riding for two hours when the accident happened.

Future (will)

She will ride her bike to work.

Future (will) passive

That horse will be ridden by the Queen.

Future (going to)

She is going to ride her motorcycle to work next week.

Future (going to) passive

Lucky is going to be ridden by the best jockey in town.

Future Continuous

This time next week we will be riding our motorcycles down the highway on holiday.

Future Perfect

She will have ridden all the horses in the stable by the end of the month.

Future Possibility

She might ride Lucky.

Real Conditional

If she rides her motorcycle, she will change her clothes.

Unreal Conditional

If she rode her motorcycle, she would change her clothes.

Past Unreal Conditional

If she had ridden her motorcycle, she would have changed her clothes.

Present Modal

She should ride that horse.

Past Modal

She can't have ridden her bike!

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