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  1. SpeechLady

    Verb Tenses

    I want to use a verb in the following tenses:

    Verb: Draw

    Present Progressive: Tina is drawing a picture.
    Present Tense: Tina's favorite thing to do is draw.
    Past Tense: Last week, Tina entered a contest and drew a beautiful picture.
    Future Tense: Next Monday, Tina will draw a picture for me.

    My question is for the "present tense": Am I using the verb correctly as a present tense verb? Or since the sentence is in the 3rd person is "do" the verb and not "draw"? What would be a better way to use a verb in the present tense while also using the 3rd person? Thank you in advance for any and all help.

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    Re: Verb Tenses

    You were right to doubt that one.

    She draws pictures of her friends in her notebook whenever she is bored in class.

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    Re: Verb Tenses

    Thanks for the quick reply.

    So do all 3rd person present tense verbs need an "s" at the end?

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