Practice on the Present Tense



Practice on the Present Tense :



In a compromise, I benefit if he benefits.
The third person singular is normally formed by adding S.

I can do it and my sister can too.
This modal verb has no “s” in the third person singular form.

We all envy Joe, but he envies no one.
When a verb ends in “y” after a consonant, the “y” changes to an “i” and is followed by “es."

The boys dry the dishes. But, mom always dries the glasses. When a verb ends in Y after a consonant, the Y changes into an I and is followed by ES.

We never gripe. But, our teacher gripes all the time. The third person singular is normally formed by adding S after silent vowels.

Hide your money where no one hides it.
Add “s” after silent vowels.

If you cannot issue a pass, please tell me who issues them.
Add “s" after silent vowels.

I may not come. Mother also may not come.
This modal verb has no “s” in the third person singular form.

While 1 fry the bacon. Dad fries the eggs.
When a verb ends in “y” after a consonant, the “y” changes to an “i" and is followed by “es.”

I rarely mop the floor, but my brother mops it every Saturday.
Add “s” after most consonants.

You can overdo a good thing.
The wise man never overdoes anything. After a vowel that is pronounced normally, add “es.”

If we all want to partake in the glory, he too partakes.
Add “s” after silent vowels.

You will not be fined unless the police officer fines you.
Add “s” after silent vowels.

They tell us not to panic, but the boss panics whenever there is a crisis.
Add “s” after most consonants.

I want to rely on the weather report, but one never relies on just one report. When a verb ends in y after a consonant, the “y” changes to an “i” and is followed by “es.”

We pray for the soldier. He prays for peace.
Add “s" after most consonants.
Remember that y is a consonant.

I must learn to download music.
My student must learn how to play the guitar.
The modal verb “must’ has no “s” for the third person singular form.

Firefighters rescue people every day.
Who rescues a firefighter?
Add “s” after silent vowels.

We need to squelch those rumors.
No one squelches a rumor better than the press spokesperson!
After the combinations “ch,” add “es.”

All governments tax individuals.
Who taxes businesses?
After the consonant “x,” add “es.”

I value your loyalty.
The company values your hard work.
Add “s” after silent vowels.

Who can veto such a decision?
Only the president vetoes bills.
After a vowel that is pronounced normally, add “es.”

I love to waltz and my wife waltzes beautifully.
This rare three-letter combination at the end of the verb requires the ending “es.”

Some dogs wag their tails for joy.
My dog wags her tail when she wants to go outside.
Add “s” after most consonants.

I shy away from conflict.
My husband never shies away from it.
When a verb ends in “y” after a consonant, the “y” changes to an “i” and is followed by “es.”

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