The verb be has eight forms, with am and are as present tense forms together with is, and both was and were as previous tense forms.
|Base||Present tense Forms||-ing||previous||previous Participle|
|it is in||am, are, is||gift||was, were||been|
|1.||after do, does, did, will, would, can, could, shall, should, may, might, and also must, use the basic form. He could stay. they must have dinner soon. go she leave?|
|2.||after has, have, and also had, use the past participle. It has snowed. lock should have gone (not "They should have actually went"). castle had eaten when i arrived. In not blocked speech, we run sounds together, and the pronunciation may be mistakenly brought over into writing. She should have left that job last year. The together of the convulsion should"ve is more than likely responsible for the nonstandard type should of. Edit carefully for the illustration of the word of in ar of have actually in verb phrases.|
|3.||after be, am, is, are, was, were, and also been, use the -ing form for active voice verbs. She is acquisition her driving test. You were watching. He could have to be driving. They can be jogging. To form a complete verb, always use a it is in auxiliary before the -ing form. The -ing kind alone deserve to never be a finish verb in a clause.|
|4.||after ~ be, am, is are, was, were, been, and also being, usage the previous participle because that passive voice. lock were required to a dry island for their anniversary. The faucet should be fixed. The cake might have to be eaten. The house is being decorated.|
|Note:|| Be requires a modal prior to it to form a finish verb (could be jogging; will certainly be closed). Been calls for have, has, or had (have to be driving; has been eaten). |
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Being should be preceded by am, is, are, was, or were to form a finish verb.