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Example Sentences of the Verb See

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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

Present Simple

We see them every week.

Present Simple Passive

The birds are seen every spring.

Present Continuous

We are seeing the doctor this afternoon.

Present Continuous Passive

The patient is being seen by the doctor at the moment.

Present Perfect

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.

Past Simple

Jack saw Peter last weekend.

Past Simple Passive

Peter was seen at the beach last weekend.

Past Continuous

We were seeing each other when we had the argument.

Past Continuous Passive

None

Past Perfect

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.

Future (will)

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.

Future Continuous

We will be seeing the sunrise this time next week.

Future Perfect

They will have seen at least three different houses by the time they decide.

Future Possibility

She might see him next week.

Real Conditional

If she sees Jack, she will give him the message.

Unreal Conditional

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.

Present Modal

She should see a doctor soon.

Past Modal

They might have seen a ghost!

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