Simple future tense- meaning, examples with exercises

What is the simple future tense?

The simple future tense/future indefinite tense is to indicates an action or condition that will begin and end in the future. It refers to an action that hasn’t happened as yet. It refers to a thought or an action that you plan to do or could occur later than now.

Simple future tense examples

  • I will go to school tomorrow
  • She will visit China next year
  • The team will play in Argentina
  • She will go to meet her mother this weekend

We usually use the present future tense to express the following ideas:

  • The simple future tense is used to predict a future occurrence. For example, “It will be sunny tomorrow.”
  • To express a spontaneous decision. For example, “We’ll pay using our credit card.”
  • To express willingness/ unwillingness towards an action. For example, “I’ll clean up for you. I’ll never be dishonest.”
  • To make a suggestion for future action. For example, “Shall we go to a movie tonight?”
  • To give an invitation to a future event. (usually in the interrogative form). For example, “Will you join me for the class tomorrow?”

Let’s practice:

  1. Make a sentence using the simple future tense.
  2. Fill in the simple future tense in the following blanks by choosing the right word from the brackets.
  • She __________ to draw (will like/Likes/liked)
  • She __________melodiously at the concert (sings/sang/will sing)
  • He ___________to the market in the evening (go/went/will go)

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Simple Present Tense- (Present Indefinite tense) Meaning, examples with exercises.

Meaning of Simple present/present simple tense

The simple present tense is a verb tense that speaks of an action that is happening at present or right now. It also refers to an action that happens regularly and is continuous, hence it is also called present indefinite.

Simple present tense examples

Base FormPresent Tense FormExample Sentences
PlayPlaysShe plays the piano every day.
TakeTakesHe takes the bus for school.
TravelTravelsJack travels every summer to Switzerland.
WriteWritesShe writes her journal every night.
GoGoesJill goes to school every day.
EatEatsShe eats salad for lunch.
WorkWorksShe works as a banker.
FlyFliesShe flies to Sydney every year around this time.
UseUsesHe uses the latest gadgets.

We usually use the present simple tense to express the following ideas

  • Use simple present tense to express or speak of any Habit or a custom, which is repeated very often.

For example, He plays football every day.

  • To speak of future plans/ timetables.

For example, She walks every morning. He goes for a jog every night.

  • To state facts or general truths.

For example, she hates liars. He admires honesty.

  • To tell jokes and stories or to report sporting events in real-time.

For example, John makes fun of Jill’s nasal accent. Rio passes the ball to Shane for a goal.

Let’s practice:

  1. Make a tense using the simple present tense.
  2. Fill in the simple present tense in the following blanks by choosing the right word from the brackets.
  • She __________draws (Like/Likes/liked)
  • She __________melodiously at the concert (sings/sang/will sing)
  • He ___________to the market every afternoon (go/goes/will go)

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Rainbow (color)Idioms: Meaning with examples

Meaning of Rainbow idioms?

Native speakers often use idioms in conversation, so knowing English idioms with their meanings would give English learners an extra tool to express themselves. Using English color idioms or idioms rainbow can always be fun.

English idioms are easier to learn and remember if we put them into groups. Let us look at a few examples of idioms about rainbows and colors. 

Popular Color Idioms that will Improve Your English Fluency

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Verb Tenses: How to use them with examples.

Tenses: Types, meaning and examples

Verbs come in three tenses: past, present, and future, They are further subdivided into 12 categories.

What are the 12 Tenses in English and why are they important?

Verb tenses in English are broadly divided into the past, present, and future. In English grammar, tenses are used to indicate when an action happened and if it is still going on or finished. The tense of a verb is used to refer to time while communicating in English.

There are 12 tenses in the English language. Namely:

  1. Simple present
  2. Present continuous
  3. Present perfect
  4. Present perfect continuous
  5. Simple past
  6. Past continuous
  7. Past perfect
  8. Past perfect continuous
  9. Simple future
  10. Future continuous
  11. Future perfect
  12. Future perfect continuous
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Red Flag (Idiom) Definition, meaning with Examples.

What does a red flag (idiom) mean?

The Idiom “Red flag” is often used to signify danger. “Red flag,” as a Noun, is a warning of danger. For example, “His actions raised a red flag”. By saying this, the speaker is telling the listener that the man in question was doing something suspicious, troubles could arise from his actions.

As a Verb, the phrase also signals danger. When used in Verb form, you may encounter the gerund or past tense of the word, such as:

  • Red-flagging
  • Red-flagged

Examples of the idiom “red flag”

  • Fever is the body’s red flag.
  • Teachers always check for red flags such as tardiness and absences.
  • Feeling of anxiety, depression is often considered as the mind’s Red flag.
  • Employers consider a constant shift in jobs as a red flag.
  • She saw a red flag when the boss asked her for personal favors.

Color Idiom

Often, the English language uses idioms that invoke color imagery, like, I feel blue, in the pink, red flag, etc. These figures of speech are used because colors have a strong association with emotions. For example, “Bulls (male cows) are color blind, but a matador (bullfighter), uses a red flag to provoke the animal”. Why use a red rag to anger a colorblind bull?

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Idiom: “foot the bill”-definition, meaning, and examples.

Definition and meaning of the idiom “foot the bill”

What does the idiom “foot the bill” mean? How can I use the idiom “foot the bill in a full sentence?”

You may even encounter a native speaker using the idiom “to foot the bill.” This saying, counter-intuitively, has nothing to do with feet. By saying this, the speaker is stating that they will pay the bill.

For example, “William often dines with us, but he never foots the bill” which simply means, he never pays.

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Moreover, the person who foots the bill only means he/ she pays the entire bill. The idiom is most often used with dining but can be applied to anything.

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The preposition “between”- Meaning, and examples of using it in full sentences.

Between- Meaning

“Between” can be used in various sentences as a preposition or an adverb. The preposition “between” means “in the time, space, or interval that separates.”

The place preposition “between” is used in expressing the location of a particular item. This item has something on both sides of it.

Examples of “Between” prepositions:

  • I’m sitting between Debbie and Janet. By saying this, you are telling the listeners that Debbie is on one side and Janet is on the other side of you.
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Know Past Simple Tense – Structure, and rules.

Definition Of Past Simple Tense:

The simple past tense is a verb tense that is used to talk about things that happened or existed before now. It is used to refer to actions that were already completed in a time period before the present time.

Ren Was House Shopping Alone: The Scary Music Box

Obviously enough, Past Simple Tense is used to describe an event that began and ended in the past. Here’s a dialogue that’s mostly spoken in Past Simple Tense:

“I walked into the bedroom, and suddenly there was music coming from a box,” said Ren.

“What did the box look like?, “asked Haru. 

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Nouns: Abstract noun and Collective noun with examples

What is a Noun?

A noun is the name of a person, place, or thing. When we specify who or what we are particularly speaking of for the listener to be able to relate to, that’s called a noun.

Types of Nouns with examples

Types of NounsDefinition Examples
Proper NounName of a person, a place, an animal, or thing. Max, Burj Khalifa, October.
Common NounName of a class or section of people, animals, or things.Teacher, Doctor, Tiger.
Abstract NounThese are feelings, quality or characteristics, ideas, or state of being.Happy, anger, honest, rich.
Collective Noun Denotes a group of nouns or a set of things. They are a group of common nouns and can be counted. Shoal of fish, Swarm of bees, pack of wolves.

How can we identify the type of Noun?

There are 4 main types of nouns to identify:

  • Proper Noun: Proper nouns is the name of a person or of something you specifically imply. It is the name of a person, place, animal, or thing.
    Examples: Wall Street Journal, Albert Einstein, London, Monday, etc.
  • Common Noun: It refers to the name of a class or section of people, animals, or things.
    Examples: Teacher, Nurse, Street, Post office, Table, Bench, etc.
  • Abstract Noun: They are nouns used to define anything that cannot be seen, touched, or sensed by any of our senses. An idea, a state of being, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic quality can be termed abstract nouns.
    For example, you can be sad, and feel the emotion, but not touch it, smell it, taste it, or even see it, but you do know it exists within you.
  • Collective Noun: Nouns that are considered to be a group of nouns or a set of things, people, animals, emotions, or concepts considered as a single whole. They are a group of common nouns and can be counted. 
    For example, a banana is a common noun, the collective noun for it
    will be a bunch of bananas/hand of bananas.
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Know about Phrasal Verb: Look Ahead

Look ahead to a bright new future 

In general, Phrasal Verbs contain a Verb along with an Adverb or Preposition.

Taking a closer look, in Phrasal Verbs, the Verb acts as the head of the expression. For example: 

“Look ahead”

“Look down”

“Look out” 

all have the Verb “look” as the head of the Phrase. And, the Verb “look” is followed by a Preposition or Adverb. However, almost any Verb may be used to create a Phrasal Verb. 

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