This page provides example sentences of the verb "See" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form see / Past Simple saw / Past Participle seen / Gerund seeing
We see them every week.
Present Simple Passive
The birds are seen every spring.
We are seeing the doctor this afternoon.
Present Continuous Passive
The patient is being seen by the doctor at the moment.
We haven't seen each other for years.
Present Perfect Passive
They haven't been seen by anyone for a long time.
Present Perfect Continuous
We have been seeing each other for three months.
Jack saw Peter last weekend.
Past Simple Passive
Peter was seen at the beach last weekend.
We were seeing each other when we had the argument.
Past Continuous Passive
They had seen the film before so we went to see something else.
Past Perfect Passive
They had been seen by a number of people on the day of the murder.
Past Perfect Continuous
They had been seeing each other for a few months when they decided to get married.
She will see to it.
Future (will) passive
It will be seen to by Mary.
Future (going to)
They are going to see their friends next week.
Future (going to) passive
The doctor is going to be seen by a number of patients this afternoon.
We will be seeing the sunrise this time next week.
They will have seen at least three different houses by the time they decide.
She might see him next week.
If she sees Jack, she will give him the message.
If she saw Jack, she would give him the message.
Past Unreal Conditional
If she had seen Jack, she would have given him the message.
She should see a doctor soon.
They might have seen a ghost!