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    For example: The class is given today. Can I use The class was given today or The class will be given today.
    Can I use past or future tense with "today".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Juliana Gazzotti
    For example: The class is given today. Can I use The class was given today or The class will be given today.
    Can I use past or future tense with "today".

    Thank you
    It depends on what part of the day you are referring to: the part that's over or the part that hasn't happened yet:


    1. The class was given earlier today. (Past)
    2. The class will be given later today. (Future)

    Also, use the Present to express a fact, like this,

    3. The class is given every Tuesday.

    All the best, :D

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    do mean that use ?

    was gave

    is gave



    the part that hasn't happened yet


    in past and in present .


    if worng let me know and give me reasen


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    deer student

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    Quote Originally Posted by deer
    Hello


    do mean that use ?

    was gave

    is gave



    the part that hasn't happened yet


    in past and in present .


    if worng let me know and give me reasen


    bye
    deer student
    Try,

    BE given
    was given (Past)
    is given (Present, fact)
    will be given (Future)

    The verbs was, is, and will be are variants of the verb BE.

    :D

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    do you mean i tell this verb with out reans

    must i know function before i talk it


    is give
    was gave

    will be gave



    don't forget function alwaysssss
    bye
    deer

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    Quote Originally Posted by deer
    Hello

    do you mean i tell this verb with out reans
    What does "reans" mean? :D

    Quote Originally Posted by deer
    must i know function before i talk it

    is give
    was gave
    will be gave
    Yes. You need to know how something works before you can use it. 8)

    Try,

    is given
    was given
    will be given

    is give, was gave, and will be gave are incorrect. :(

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    Hello

    do you mean i tell this verb with out reans


    What does "reans" mean?


    sorry , I mean reason

    let me know reason for is given
    was given
    will be given



    bye
    deer

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    Quote Originally Posted by deer
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    Sorry , I mean reason.

    Let me know the reason for

    is given
    was given
    will be given

    bye
    deer
    Use is given and was given and will be given in the passive voice; that is, when you want to make the object of the verb more important than the subject, switch them and add a passive verb, like this,

    Active voice: The university gives the class. (Present)
    Passive voice: The class is given by the univeristy.

    ==> Above, the object 'the class' becomes the subject, and the verb 'give' is changed to passive: is given. :D

    Active voice: The university gave the class. (Past)
    Passive voice: The class was given by the university.

    Active voice: The university will give the class. (Future)
    Passive voice: The class will be given by the university.

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