Forms of the irregular verb bring
September 11th, 2010 in Improve English
An irregular verb has a past tense and a past participle that does not end in –ed. This page provides example sentences of the irregular verb bring in all tenses and voices.
Base form: bring
Simple past: brought
Past participle: brought
Gerund/present participle: bringing
She always brings her baby to work.
Simple present (passive)
Her baby is always brought to work.
I am bringing my friend to the reception.
Present continuous (passive)
My friend is being brought to the reception (by me).
I haven’t brought anything.
Present perfect (passive)
Nothing has been brought by me.
Present Perfect Continuous
She has been bringing us nice gifts.
She brought me a nice present yesterday.
Simple past (passive)
A nice present was brought by her yesterday.
They are bringing about several reforms.
Past continuous (passive)
Several reforms are being brought about by them.
She had brought the file.
Past perfect (passive)
The file had been brought by her.
Past Perfect Continuous
She had been bringing her baby to work until her boss asked her to stop.
Susie will bring her violin.
Simple future (passive)
The violin will be brought by Susie.
Susie will be bringing her violin.
Future (going to)
I am going to bring a friend to the party.
Future (going to) passive
My friend is going to be brought to the party.
They will have brought about many changes by the end of this year.
Future perfect (passive)
Many changes will have been brought about by the end of this year.
She may bring her baby to work.
She might bring her baby to work.
If she brings her baby to work, she will be sacked.
If she brought her baby to work, she would be sacked.
Past unreal conditional
If she had brought her baby to work, she would have been sacked.