How is the Present Continuous of play formed?

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How is the Present Continuous of play formed?

How is the Present Continuous of play formed?

The present continuous of any verb is made up of two parts: the present tense of the verb to be + the present participle of the main verb. (The present participle is formed with the base verb + ing, for example talking, playing, moving, smiling).

What is the past participle of play?

The past participle of a regular verb is made up of the basic form + and, for example, played, arrived, looked.

How to conjugate the verb play in English?

Conjugation of the verb "to play"
  1. Present. I. play. play. ...
  2. Present continuous. I. am playing. are playing. ...
  3. Simple past. I. played. played. ...
  4. Past continuous. I. was playing. you. ...
  5. Present perfect. I. have played. have played. ...
  6. Present perfect continuous. I. have been playing. ...
  7. Past perfect. I. had played. ...
  8. Past perfect continuous. I. had been playing.

How do you spell play in the present simple?

Present Simple / simple present
Present Simple Affirmative FormPresent Simple Negative Form
InteraIntera
I playI playI don't play
you playYou playYou don't play
I have playsHe playsHe does not play

How do you recognize the present continuous?

It is used to indicate a more or less permanent action / state ("I work as dentist") or habitual ("she goes to the gym three times a week") or general ("The sun rises in the east") here I'm. The present continuous is formed with the present tense of the verb to be + the gerund (ie the basic form plus the suffix “-ing”).

How do you spell play to the third person?

Conjugation of the verb to playEdit
impersonal forms
personprimathird
indicative indicativeIhe / she / it
present simple simple presentplayplays
simple past simple pastplayed

How does the third person become play?

Then we simply use the basic form of the verb play for all subjects, with the exception of the third person singular, to which the -s is added. For example: They work here.

How do you write play to the third person in English?

Then we simply use the basic form of the verb play for all subjects, with the exception of the third person singular, to which the -s is added. For example: They work here. She likes tennis.

How do you say play in the third person singular?

Conjugation of the verb to playEdit
impersonal forms
personprimathird
indicative indicativeIhe / she / it
present simple simple presentplayplays
simple past simple pastplayed

How do you ask questions with the past simple?

Interrogative sentences are formed with the auxiliary did in front of the subject followed by the basic form of the verb. The verb TO BE is an exception because it assumes the position in front of the subject and does not require the use of the auxiliary did. Did he have breakfast yesterday? Did you drink my coffee?

What is the third person singular in English?

In the third person singular, verbs always end in -s: he wants, she needs, he gives, she thinks. The negative and interrogative forms use DOES (= the third person singular of the auxiliary 'DO') + the verb in the base form.
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