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Right Forms of Verb





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                                                    Basic Rules of  Right Forms of verbs

1. Action word  takes  's',  'es' when its subject is third person singular.


The girl plays Ludo. Tom likes Jennifer.

She goes to school. Karima sings a sweet song.

Lubna loves none. Kazol loves Salimullah.

Bulbul asks his mother about her father.

Masud reads well.

Mina tries to establish a teaching centre.

2. Present  Indefinite  Tense  uses for any kinds of truth.


Oil floats on water.

The sun rises in the east.

The earth is round.

The earth moves round the sun. Rainbow contains seven colors.

3. The presence of the  following word  indicates present indefinite . They are "regularly, sometimes, often, generally, daily, everyday, occasionally,  usually, normally."  


When does  Mr. Rahim take his food normally.

A good  student prepares his lessons regularly.

Sometimes she goes there.

He often comes here.

She always makes a noise in the class.  

4. Do, does, or did must create to make questions or negative in auxiliary verb-less sentence.


The boy does not work hard. Did Karim come home yesterday.

5. To be verb uses before subject while wh -word "Who, what, when, where, which , whose, why, how"  placing beginning of the sentence.


Why does Mrs. Bill look so happy?

What do you want?

What would you like to have? 

6. Present continuous tense places for progressive (continue) action at present .


Bristy is singing a song.

Ety   is watching TV at the moment.  I am writing blog now.

7. For 'Have' verb past participle should be placed in the sentence.

As: She has done the dancing.

They have made him captain.

8. The following  words also follow present perfect tense. They are: just, just now, already, yet, ever, lately, recently.  

As :

I have met her recently. Have you ever been to the zoo? They have gone out just now.

9. With some phrases in sentences , like : yesterday, ago, long since, last night.

As: She left the school last year. I went home yesterday. She saw me long ago.

10. Sentence with some phrases like, no sooner had --- than, scarcely had when, hardly had, before etc contain past perfect at first portion of sentence and next part contain  past Indefinite.

As: No sooner had he seen the police than he ran away.

11. Sentences containing since in the first portion refers present indefinite  replaces second portion as past Indefinite.

As: It is many years since I came to Dhaka.  Thirty three years have passed since my father Abur Rob died. Seven months have past since my mother Safia Khatun departed the world.

12. Sentences containing since in the first portion if refers past indefinite  replaces second portion as past perfect. 

As: It was many years since they  had first met. It was long since I  had seen her last.

13. Past perfect tense uses previously 'before' and later on 'after':

As: The patient had died  before the doctor came. The doctor died after the patient had come. We left home after the beggar had come.

14. In a sentence,  if there are two simple present verb, the second verb turns  into  either 'continuous' or takes 'infinitive to':

As: I saw him going or I saw him to go. I don't want to leave this place. or , I do not want leaving this place.

15. The following word like 'had better, had rather, would better, would rather, let, must, need, dare takes present indefinite.

As: You had better go home. I shall not let you enter the classroom.  

16. The portion 'would that ' takes 'could' after the subject:

As: Would that I could go to college. 

17. The principal  verb  of  'to be'  and 'having'  takes  past  participle.

As: She ran away having  taken the memory. The  principal desired the notice  to be hung.

18. Preceding  the given  verb  if  mind , worth, without, past, cannot help, could not help with a view to, look forward  to, would you mind, get used  to  and  preposition uses  then 'ing' is  added verb.

As: I went to the factory with a view to earning there. She never thought of going to cinema.

19. The next verb becomes past  indefinite if the sentences contain 'it is high time' 'it is time, ' wish, fancy etc. remains in a sentence. 

As: It is high time he changed his habit. I wish I sang a song.I fancy I turned pale.  

20. To be verb becomes 'were or past indefinite' when we notice 'as though, as if, wish'  in the sentence.  

As: I wish I were a king. He talks as if he were a leader. He speaks as though he knew everything.She proceeded as though I had not spoken.

21. Every, one of , each follows singular  verb.As: One of the boys was absent yesterday. Everybody  loves flower. 
22.Modal auxiliary follows present simple principal verb.

As: You may come tomorrow. I can do the the work. One should take care of one's health. 

23. Would should placed before main verb when next day,week, month, year etc take place in the sentence. 

As: He said that he would go home the next day.

24. Auxiliary  verb (am, is , are, was, were) always follows a past or present participles.

As: The book was stolen. They were playing. 

25. First conditional follows the structure: If + present indefinite + Future indefinite.

As: If  he works hard, he will shine. If you run in the rain, you will catch cold. I shall go out if it rains.

26.Second conditional follows the structure: If + past indefinite + future in past (would/might/could).

As: If he came , I would go. If I had a typewriter I would type. If he wanted , I would help him.

27. Third conditional follows the structure: If + Past perfect + future in past perfect.

As: If  I had seen him, I might have told him.

28. If the sentence begins with this structure  'Had + Subject + Past Participle' then the rest part begins with perfect conditional. It indicates would have, could have, might have in the rest part of the sentence. 

Had I been a king, I would have helped the landless.
Had I possessed vast property , I would  have established a university.  

29. Unreal past receives unreal verb and 2nd part contains might/ would /could, or might/ would /could have: 
As: If I were a bird, I would fly. If I were a bird would have flown. If I were you I would not do this.If i were a king I would help the poor.

30. Action starts ago but still continuing  now. In these case present perfect continuous uses. 

As: I have been reading for three hours. I have been leaving in this house for ten years. It has been raining since morning.
31. Have, has, had, get, got, etc uses as causative verb follows past participle.

As: I got the work done by him. I had my rice cooked.

32. Lest follows should/would after subject in the sentence.

As: He ran fast lest he should miss the train.

33. Just, after  follows  present participle (verb +ing)  but while follows continuous tense.

As: While walking in the garden, a snake bit him. After walking he went to rest. While he was walking  on the bank of the river, he saw the sunset scene.

34. Subject and verbs follows the number. 

As: The colour of his eye is black. The players in the  field  are strong.

35. Unit follows singular number:

As: Fifty miles is a long way.

36. The word 'there' receives singular or plural verb  according to the contents.
As: There is a high school in a village. There are two high schools in our village.

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                   Right form of Verbs Worksheet-A

1.    English is (to speak) in many parts of the world.
2.    The baby started (to cry)
3.    We shall go home after we (to finish) our work.
4.    Bread and butter (to be) his daily food.
5.    The man sold all his (furniture).
6.    Stop (to write) as the bell rang.
7.    (Mouse) are afraid of cats.
8.    He (to swim) in the pond for an hour.
9.    A tiger is not (ferocious) than a lion.
10.    They have two (man-servant)
11.    He (need) wait for me.
12.    The man seldom (to smoke).
13.    Rafiq is (healthy) than his brother.
14.    I (to see) a tiger yesterday.
15.    They (to reach) the station before the train (to start).
16.    Let the sum (to do) by your teacher.
17.    He (to go) there tomorrow.
18.    She is (intelligent) than any other girl in the class.
19.    He has lost all his (tooth).
20.    I saw the bird (to sit) on the food.
21.    Samira is the (clever) of all the girls.
22.    Would you mind (to open) the window?
23.    Bangla (to speak) in Bangladesh.
24.    The room seems to be (comfort).
25.    Her head is full of (louse).
26.    The man was (reduce) to a skeleton.
27.    Would you mind (to take) simply a cup of tea?
28.    If you play in the rain, you (to catch) cold.
29.    His father died after he (to be) ill fora long time.
30.    He (to lie) on bed in the last evening.
31.    The boy (to bit) by a mad dog yesterday.
32.    What (to make) you so angry?
33.    Either of the two boys (to have) done this.
34.    Why they (to go) there yesterday?
35.    Things done by (half) are never done right.
36.    The man (to hand) for murder.
37.    I (to lie) on the floor for three hours.
38.    When you (to finish) the book, I shall read it.
39.    She is a famous (actor).
40.    I heard him ( to say) so.
41.    Five years (to pass) since I met you last.
42.    He never (to eat) meat.
43.    Rafiq is (good) than all other boys in the class.
44.    I am having my house (to repair)
45.    I found a number of (mouse) in the room.
46.    The (knife) were all out of use.
47.    Have you ever (to be ) to Cox's Bazar?
48.    He not (return) home last night.
49.    Selina is the (beautiful) of all the girls in the class.
50.    The hen (to lay) an egg yesterday.
51.    There are four (M.A) in our school.
52.    The bird has (to fly) away.
53.    He (to give) a lecture to night.
54.    Something is (good) than nothing.
55.    The wind (to blow) gently yesterday.
56.    Have you (to choose) your career?
57.    Many (ox) are grazing in the field.
58.    He is the (old) of the five brothers.
59.    The banana was cut into two (half).
60.    He died after he (be) ill fora long time.
61.    His father not (smoke).
62.    He (read) a novel now.
63.    I (to receive) your letter just now.
64.    We got out our journey after it (to dawn).
65.    They (to grow) tired and sat under a tree.
66.    The planks (to make) after the tree. (cut).
67.    It (to rain) since morning.
68.    Mother (to suffer) from fever for a week.
69.    If you had read the book, you (to learn) many things.
70.    I saw the plane (to fly) over my head.
71.    The patient (to die) before the doctor came.
72.    Sixty miles (be) a long distance.



Right form of Verbs Worksheet-A Answer:
1.    Ans. English is spoken in many parts of the world.
2.    Ans. The baby started crying.
3.    Ans. We shall go home after we have finished our work.
4.    Ans. Bread and butter is his daily food.
5.    Ans. The man sold all his furniture.
6.    Ans.. Stop writing as the bell rang.
7.    Ans. Mice are afraid of cats.
8.    Ans. He has been swimming in the pond for an hour.
9.    Ans. A tiger is not more ferocious than a lion.
10.    Ans. They have two men-servants.
11.    Ans. He needs not wait for me.
12.    Ans. The man seldom smokes.
13.    Ans. Rafiq is healthier than his brother.
14.    Ans. I saw a tiger yesterday.
15.    Ans. They had reached the station before the train started.
16.    Ans. Let the sum be done by your teacher.
17.    Ans. He will go there tomorrow.
18.    Ans. She is more intelligent than any other girl in the class.
19.    Ans. He has lost all his teeth.
20.    Ans. I saw the bird sitting on the roof.
21.    Ans. Samira is the cleverest of all the girls.
22.    Ans. Would you mind opening the window?
23.    Ans. Bangla is spoken in Bangladesh.
24.    Ans. The room seems to be comfortable.
25.    Ans. Her head is full of lice.
26.    Ans. The man was reduced to a skeleton.
27.    Ans. Would you mind taking simply a cup of tea?    #
28.    Ans. If you play in the rain, you will catch cold.
29.    Ans. His father died after he had been ill for a long time.
30.    Ans. He lay on bed in the last evening.
31.    Ans. The boy was bitten by a mad dog yesterday.
32.    Ans. What makes you so angry?.
33.    Ans. Either of the two boys has done this.
34.    Ans. Why did they go there yesterday?
35.    Ans. Things done by halves are never done right.
36.    Ans. The man was hanged for murder.
37.    Ans. I have been lying on the floor for three hours.
38.    Ans. When you have finished the book. I shall read it.
39.    Ans. She is a famous actress.
40.    Ans. I heard him saying so.
41.    Ans. Five years have passed since I met you last.
42.    Ans. He never eats meat.
43.    Ans. Rafiq is better than all other boys in the class
44.    Ans. I am having my house repaired.
45.    Ans. I found a number of mice in the room .
46.    Ans. The knives were all out of use .
47.    Ans. Have you ever been to Cox's bazar?
48.    Ans. He did not return home last night.
49.    Ans. Selina is the most beautiful of all the girls in the class.
50.    Ans. The hen laid an egg yesterday.
51.    Ans. There are four M. A's in our school.
52.    Ans. The bird has flown away.
53.    Ans. He will give a lecture tonight.
54.    Ans. Something is better than nothing.
55.    Ans. The wind blew gently yesterday.
56.    Ans. Have you chosen your career?
57.    Ans. Many oxen are grazing in the field.
58.    Ans. He is the eldest of the five brothers.
59.    Ans. The banana was cut into two halves.
60.    Ans. He died after he had been ill for a long time.
61.    Ans. His father does not smoke.
62.    Ans. He is reading a novel now.
63.    Ans. I have received your letter just now.
64.    Ans. We got out our journey after it had dawned.
65.    Ans. They grew tired and sat under a tree.
66.    Ans. The planks were made after the tree had been cut.
67.    Ans. It has been raining since morning.
68.    Ans. Mother has been suffering from fever for a week.
69.    Ans. If you had read the book, you would have learnt many things.
70.    Ans. I saw the plane flying over my head.
71.    , Ans. The patient had died before the doctor came.
72.    Ans. Sixty miles is a long distance.



                        Right form of Verbs Worksheet-1.1

Choose the correct verb form from those in brackets:

  1. The earth --- round the sun. (move, moves, moved)

  2. My friends --- the Prime Minister yesterday, (see, have seen, saw)

  3. I --- him only one letter up to now. (sent, have sent, send)

  4. She --- worried about something, (looks, looking, is looking)

  5. It started to rain while we --- tennis, (are playing, were playing, had played).

  6. He --- fast when the accident happened, (is driving, was driving, drove)

  7. He --- asleep while he was driving, (falls, fell, has fallen)

  8. I'm sure I --- him at the party last night, (saw, have seen, had seen).

  9. He --- a mill in this town, (have, has, is having)

  10. He --- here for the last five years, (worked, is working, has been working).

  11. He thanked me for what I ---. (have done, had done, have been doing)

  12. I --- a strange noise, (hear, am hearing, have been hearing).

  13. I --- him for a long time, (know, have known, am knowing) '.

  14. We ---,English for five years, (study, am studying, have been studying) .

  15. Don't disturb me. I --- my homework, (do, did, am doing) .

  16. Abdul --- to be a doctor, (wants, wanting, is wanting)

  17. The soup --- good, (taste, tastes, is tasting)

  18. He --- TV most evenings, (watches, is watch, is watching)

  19. He --- out five minutes ago. (has gone, had gone, went)

  20. When he lived in Hyderabad, he --- to the cinema once a week, (goes, went, was going)

  21. The baby --- all morning, (cries, has been crying)

  22. I --- Rahim at the zoo. (saw, have seen, had seen)

  23. I --- Kumar this week, (haven't seen, didn't see, am not seeing)

  24. This paper --- twice weekly, (is appearing, appearing, appears)

  25. Ashok fell off the ladder when he --- the roof, (is mending, was mending, mended)

  26. The Headmaster --- to speak to you. (wants, is wanting, was wanting)

  27. I --- a new bicycle last week, (bought, have bought, had bought)

  28. Here are your shoes ; I --- them, (just clean, just cleaned, have just cleaned)

  29. It --- since early morning, (rained, is raining, has been raining)

  30. I --- a lot of work today, (did, have done, had done)

  31. I --- something burning, (smell, am smelling, have been smelling)

  32. Look ! The sun --- over the hills, (rises, is rise, is rising)

  33. She --- unconscious since four o'clock, (is, was, has been)

  34. He used to visit us every week, but he --- now. (rarely comes, is rarely coming, has rarely come)

  35. We --- for his call since 4.20. (are waiting, have been waiting, were waiting)

  36. Every day last week my aunt --- a plate, (breaks, broke, was breaking)

  37. I know all about that film because I --- it twice, (saw, have seen, had seen)

  38. Our guests ---; they are silting in the garden, (arrived, have arrived, had arrived).

  39. I --- him since we met a year ago. (didn't see, haven't seen, hadn't seen)

  40. We --- our breakfast half an hour ago. (finished, have finished, had finished)

  41. She jumped off the bus while it ---. (moved, had moved, was moving).

  42. When we went to the cinema, the film --- (already started, had already started,would already start)

  43. I --- for half an hour when it suddenly started to rain, (have walked, have been walking, had been walking)

  44. Did you think you --- me somewhere before? (have .seen, had seen, were

  45. The town --- its appearance completely since 1980. (is changing, changed, has

  46. Sheila --- her case, look. (packed, has packed, had packed)

  47. When I was in Sri Lanka. I --- Negombo. Beruwela and Nilaveli. (visited, was visited, have visited)

  48. 1 meant to repair the radio, but --- time to do it today (am not having, haven't had. hadn't)

  49. When I --- my dinner I went to bed. (had, have had, had had)

  50. Men --- to abolish wars up to now, but maybe they will find a way in the future,(never managed, have never managed, will have never managed)

  51. The plane --- at 3.30. (arrives, will arrive)

  52. I will phone you when he --- back, (comes, will come)

  53. When I get home, my dog --- at the gate waiting for me. (sits, will be sitting)

  54. I --- the Joshis this evening, (visit, am visiting)

  55. Look at those black clouds. It ---, (will rain, is going to rain)

  56. The train --- before we reach the station, (arrives, will have arrived)

  57. Perhaps we --- Mahabaleshwar next month, (visit, will visit)

  58. Unless we --- now we can't be on time, (start, will start)

  59. I --- into town later on. Do you want a lift? (drive, will be driving)

  60. The next term --- on 16th November, (begins, is beginning)

  61. Oh dear! I --- (will sneeze, am going to sneeze)

  62. By 2005, computers --- many of the jobs that people do today, (will be taking over, will have taken over)

  63. I'm sure she --- the exam, (passes, will pass)

  64. I --- home next Sunday, (go, am going)

  65. I --- you one of these days, I expect, (see, will be seeing)

  66. Help! I --- fall, (will fall, am going to fall)

  67. She has bought some cloth; she --- herself a blouse, (will make, is going to make)

  68. I --- your house this afternoon. It is on my way home from work, (will be passing, am passing)

  69. Hurry up! The programme --- (will start, is about to start)

  70. This book is not long. I --- it by lunch time, (will be reading, will have read)

                        Right form of Verbs Worksheet-1.2


Insert the correct tense of verb in the following:-

1. I waited for my friend until he ---. (To come.)

2. So long as the rain ---, I stayed at home. (To continue)

3. I did not know it until you ---. (To speak.)

4. He speaks as one who ---. (To know.)

5. He ran as quickly as he ---. (Can or could?)

6. He went where he --- find work. (Can or could?)

7. Wherever there is coal you --- find iron. (Will or would ?)

8. He behaves as one --- expect him to do.

9. He ran away because he --- afraid. (To be)

10. He fled where his pursuers --- not follow. (Can or could?)

11. As he --- not there, I spoke to his brother. (To be.)

12. The notice was published in order that all --- know the facts.(May or might?)

13. He was so tired that he --- scarcely stand. (Can or could?)

14. You make such a noise that I --- not work. (Can or could?)

15. He finished first though he --- late. (To begin.)

16. His health has improved since he --- India. (To leave)

17. As soon as he --- the news he wrote to me. (To hear)

18. After the shower --- over, the sun shone out again. (To be)

19. Whenever we --- we talk of old times. (To meet)

20. Answer the first question before you --- further. (to proceed.)

21. Just as he --- the room the clock struck. (To enter.)

22. Now that we --- safe we stopped to take breath. (To feel.)

23. Wherever he --- the people gathered to listen. (To preach.)

24. He speaks as though he --- very angry. (To be.)

25. He ran because he --- in a hurry. (To be.)

26. I do it because I --- to. (To choose.)

27. He advanced as far as he ---. (To dare.)

28. He lost more than he --- afford. (Can or could?)

29. He eats as much as he ---. (Can or could?)

30. He rode as swiftly as he ---. (Can or could?)

31. He locked the papers up so that they --- be safe. (May or might?)

32. He walked as though he --- slightly lame. (To be.)

33. He stayed at home because he --- feeling ill, (To be.)

34. I forgive you since you ---. (To repent.)

35. He labours hard so that he --- become rich. (May or might?)

36. We shall wait here until you ---. (To come.)

37. He rested his horse, for it ---. (To limp.)

38. You may sit wherever you ---. (To like.)

39. He went to Kolkata that he --- find work. (May or might?)

40. I would die before I --- . (To lie).

41. They come to see us as often as they ---. (Can or could?)

42. I studied hard in order that I --- succeed. (May or might?)

43. He so hard that he is certain to succeed. (To work.)

44. She told me that she --- come. (Will or would?)

45. He would succeed if he ---. (To try.)

46. I asked him what --- I do. (Can or could?)

47. He came oftener than we --- . (To expect.)

48. I would not attempt it if you --- me, (To ask.)

49. He walked so fast than I --- not overtake him . (Can or could?)

                        Right form of Verbs Worksheet- 2.1

Fill in the blanks with the right form of the verbs given in the brackets.

  1. Her examination--- (begin) tomorrow.

  2. The girls ----  (play) in the field now.

  3. She usually ---  (go) to school by bus.

  4. She -------  (sleep), don't disturb her.

  5. The dogs----- (bark) all the night.

  6. He always----- (help) the poor.

  7. When he----- (take) his food normally?

  8. Two and two---- (make) four.

  9. Ruby------ (do) her duty properly.

  10. He ------  (not write) a letter.

  11. Why Ruby----- (do) it daily?

  12. Nasima------- (draw) the picture now.

  13. Iron -------  (melt) at a high temperature.

  14. Physics ------  (to be ) my favourite subject.

  15. We have -----  (elect) him our captain.

  16. I --------  (see) Rubina recently.

  17. Of late I -----  (do) the work.

  18. He------- (come) just now.

  19. Have you ever---- (to be) to Kuakata?

  20. Hamid------ (die) last night.

  21. It -------  (rain) since morning.

  22. I saw him----- (do) it.

  23. I don't want----- (leave) this place.

  24. You had better--- (to do) the work.

  25. He talks as if he--- (to be) mad. 

  26. He talks as if he--- (know) everything.

  27. One should---- (take) care of one's health.

  28. If he did, I -----  (do).

  29. I would help him if he - (wish)

  30. If you had helped him, I  (help) you.

  31. If I were a dove, I --  (fly)

  32. It ------  (rain) since Monday.

  33. The colour of his eyes  (to be) blue.

  34. Eighty miles  (be) a long distance.

  35. Bread and butter  (be) my daily food.

  36. There (be) four mosques in our village.

  37. There------ (to be) a college in our locality.

  38. Slow and steady--- (win) the race.

  39. Robin as well as his sisters  (sing) well.

  40. The dog------ (to be) a faithful animal.

                              Right form of verbs Worksheet-2.2


Fill in the blanks with an appropriate auxiliary verb

  1. He died so that he --- save the flag.

  2. They erected signposts in order that the road --- be known.

  3. We eat so that we --- live.

  4. Even if he paid me to do so, I --- not live in his house.

  5. You --- go only if you have permission.

  6. On the understanding that you return soon, you --- go out.

  7. A bridge was built in order that the dangerous ferry --- be avoided.

  8. He begs from door to door that he --- keep body and soul together.

  9. He was so tired that he --- scarcely stand.

  10. he went to England in order he --- become a barrister.

  11. You make such a noise that I --- not work.

  12. He asked again whether supper --- be ready soon.

  13. In order that he --- learn the language quickly, he engaged a teacher.

  14. He said that he --- do it.

  15. The thieves stole whatever they --- find in the house.

  16. He begged that we --- pardon him.

  17. I wished that I --- come earlier.

  18. He said that he --- try again.

  19. He worked hard so that he --- win the prize.

  20. We ran so that we --- arrive in time.

  21. He said that he --- give an early reply.

  22. They sold the house because it --- old.

  23. He solemnly assured them that they --- quite mistaken.

  24. I come home when it --- to rain.

  25. The soldiers advanced when the bugle --- .

  26. I asked him what his name --- .

  27. He had a cow that --- enormous quantities of milk.

  28. When the sun set he --- home.

  29. He told them that they --- wrong.

  30. I heard that there --- a disturbance in the city.

  31. Could you doubt that there --- a God ?

                               Right form of verbs Worksheet-2.3

1. If I (be) a king!

2. It is 10 am now.The sun (shine) in the eastern sky.

3. We often (fall) a victim of circumstances.

4. John (to be) ill for about a month.

5. They (to dig) the pond for a month.

6. We (not have) a holiday since the beginning of the year.

7. I (to live) here since 1972.

8. He (move) to Chicago just a few months ago. 

9. All the books (to sell) yesterday.

10. I opened the door as soon as I (hear) the bell.

11. I (to hang) the picture on the wall yesterday.

12. We were watching the news when the telephone (ring)

13. As the sun (shine), I decied to go out.

14. Don't make a noise while your father (sleep).

15. The patient (die) before the doctor come.

16. The train left after I (reach) the station.

17. I reached the station after the train (to leave)

18. She did not let me (see)-what she was painting..

19. I (go) on Saturday evening.

20. It's time you (realize) your mistakes..

21. It is time (do) the work.

22. He talks as if he (to know) everything.

23. He looks as though he (see) a ghost.

24. Some days (pass) since my father died.

25. Five years (to pass) since I met you last.

26. I don't mind (help) with the cooking but I am not going to wash the dishes.

27. I am looking forward (see) you.

28. He worked instead of (play).

29. Would you mind (sing) a folk song?

30. My father insists on (use) quality materials for the construction of our new house.

31. I saw him (go).

32. He ran fast lest he (miss) the train.

33. Keep watch on my bag lest the thief (steal) it. Answer: Keep watch on my bag lest the thief should steal it.

34. I went to the market with a view to (buy).

35. My uncle arrived while I (cook) the dinner.

36. I wish I (win) the game this time.

37. Time and tide (wait) for none.

38. We have never (have) a car.

39. You must boil vegetables before (use) in the stew.

40. Eva talks to the pet bird asif it (understand) her.

41. The effects of the climate change (be) devastating.

42. When water (freeze) it turns into ice.

43. Mr. Michael (found) this factory in 1940.

44. There is plenty of time. You not (have) to hurry.

45. Harry has (to choose) the right path.

46. We (complete) a holiday since the beginning of this year.

47. He gave up (play) football when he got married.

48. The sun (set), they went home.

49. He watched you (to go) away.

50. Look! the girls (play) football.

51. I heard the baby (cry) for his food.

52. He (dare) go there.

53. Ronald walks as if he (be) lame.

54. Only after I (go) home, I remembered my doctor's appointment.

55. He did not let me (play) the guitar.

56. I got my car (repair)

57. The speaker failed to make the audience (listen) to him patiently.

58. Seeing is (believe).

59. Bread and butter (be) my favourite breakfast.

60. He was so exhausted that he decided to (lie) down for a while.

61. New programs will be (telecast) next week in UK Television.

62. Elizabeth (burn) her hand when she was cooking dinner. 

63. I let him (go) there.

64. He made me (do) the work.

65. I saw him (go) in silence.

66. I behold him (reap) the crops.

67. I watched him (leave) the room.

68. I cannot but (shed) tears.

69. I used to (live) alone.

70. I cannot (do) the work.

71. It may (rain) today.

72. You should (obey) our parents.

73. You ought to (go) there.

74. He must (come) there.

75. You would rather (go) there.

76. You had better (go) to a doctor.

77. You have to (do) this.

78. You are to (go) there.

                                          Right Forms of Verb Work sheet 2.4

Fill in the gaps with the right form of verbs given in brackets.

  1. Would that I _____  (go) to America.

  2. The thief ran away having_________ (see) the policeman.

  3. I fancy, I — (fly) among the stars.

  4. Every mother ____ (love) her child.

  5. One of the students — (be) very brilliant,

  6. Hardly had the teacher left the class when the students_____(start) shouting.

  7. The earth ____ (move) round the sun.

  1. Many years have passed since I___  (visit) Cox's Bazar.

  2. They_____ (migrate) to India long ago.

  3. Five miles --- (be) not a long away.

  4. Our family just_______ (move) to a new place.

  5. I saw him_____ (go) to the station.

  6. It was long since I______ (meet) her last.

  7. The stars______ (shine) at night.

  8. She did nothing but______ (dance).

  9. Flowers_____ (be) gift of nature.

  10. Twenty years have passed since the poet -- (visit) London.

  11. I ____ (see) her long since.

  12. The baby_____ (cry) because it is hungry now.

  13. They_______ (read) English since morning.

  14. The show_____ (begin) just now.

  15. She answered_______ (thank) her friend.

  16. The Headmaster and the Secretary________ (go) on foot.

  17. The rogue was ___(hang) for murder.

  18. They appear as though they______ (be) highly educated.

  19. We like to see building --- (paint).

  20. Rome was not____ (build) in a day.

  21. If she_______ (try) she might have succeeded.

  22. Many a boy________ (make) such mistakes.

  23. Khaled_____ (play) for two hours.

  24. If you come, I____ (go).

  25. It is high time we  (start) preparing for the examination.

  26. Would you mind______ (give) me a lift.

  27. We never thought of (approach) the Principal before.

  28. If she had tried, she______ (succeed).

  29. English is_______ (speak) in many countries.

  30. The boys came to the field _____ (run).

  31. I went outside the cabin having_______ (forget) him.

  32. The begger went away_______ (disappoint).

  33. Her eyes_____ (be) fixed upon me.

  34. Ice ______ (float) on water.

  35. The baby looked at its mother_______ (smile).

  36. He has recently  _______(return) from the Middle East.

  37. Bread and butter______ (be) my favourite breakfast.

  38. Ten years have passed since Mary______ (go).

  39. If I were a doctor I_____ (serve) the poor.

  40. No sooner had we reached the station than the train_________ (arrive).

  41. Hardly did the grandmother finish her story when the children__________ (fell) asleep.

  42. We saw the drunken loafer  (lie) on the footpath.

  43. 1 saw him_____ (go) to the station.

Advanced (University)

                                      Right forms of verb worksheet-3.1

Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right form. 0.5×8=4


gather, give, offer, lead, know, fall, render, have

The Man who (a) — medical treatment to the village people (b)__ as a village doctor. The village doctor is a man of great importance in society. He is well known to the villagers. He (c) __ great service to the villagers when they (d)__ ill. He is not well-qualified. He (e)__ not a good schooling. He (f) __ experience by working under a qualified doctor or in a medicine shop. His dispensary (g)_ a poor show with one or two worn out almirahs, an old wooden chair, a broken table and one or two benches. The village doctor (h) __ a very hard and busy life.


load, can, demand, bear, wear, become, carry, fall

A railway porter is a person who (a)__ goods in a railway station. A railway porter is quite a known figure in the railway station. He (b) __ on his arm a brass plate given to him by the railway authority. The brass plate (c) __ his number. He carries luggage. He (d)__ and unloads the goods train. A railway porter is very clever. He (e)__ easily exploit the passengers. When a passenger (f) __ into trouble and (g)__ helpless for his heavy luggage, a porter (h)__ a higher charge.



wants, be, Hankers, make, play, dispel, have, discover

A teacher (a)__ an architect of a nation. He (b)__ an important role in building up an educated nation. He is (c)__the darkness of ignorance from the lot of a nation. He is an actor, so to speak. He (d)__ to suit his act according to the need of his audience which is his class. He (e) __ lessons interesting to the students. A good teacher (f) __ the treasure hidden inside each student. He also (g) __ the students happy and for this he keeps them busy. A good teacher never (h)__ after money.


give, make, enable, lie, get, think, improve, mean

Physical exercise (a) __ the regular movement of the limbs of our body according to rules. There (b)__ a close connection between body and mind. We (c) __ of a sound mind without a sound health. It is physical exercise which (d)__ us to build a good health. Physical exercise (e) __ our body active and the muscles strong. It also (f)__ our power of digestion and blood circulation. It (g)__ strength to our brain. A machine (h)__ rust for want of proper use. Human body is also a machine.



buy, be, have, sit, save, sell, divide, sell

A village market (a) __ much importance in the life of the villagers. It generally (b)__ in an open place of the village. Usually a village market (c) __ into three sections-open space, temporary shops and permanent shops. Vegetable, milk, fish, fruit, curry and other essential things (d) __ in the open space. From the grocers people (e) __ oil, salt, onion, garlic, ginger, pulse etc. A village market (f) __ very useful and important in the life of the villagers. The villagers (g) __ their surplus products and buy their daily necessaries. It (h) __ time and money of the villagers.



gather, remind, widen, visit, hold, set, become, display

In a book fair a lot of pavilions (a) __ up. All sorts of books-fictions, text books, dramas, children books, reference books etc. (b) __ . A book fair (c) __ crowdy specially in the evening. Both male and female customers (d) __ in a book fair. The writers also (e) __ the fair regularly. Seminars and cultural programmes (f)__ also. A book fair (g)__ us that books are our best companions. They are always at our side when we are in danger. They change our outlook on life and (h) __ our domain of knowledge.



run, have, enjoy, invite, accept, serve, procure, pass

My friend Sohel (a)-in Khulna. He (b)-me to pay a visit to Khulna. I (c)-the invitation gladly. On 5 September, I got upon Dhaka-Khulna coach at Gabtali bus stand. I (d )-a ticket the day before. Luckily I (e)-my seat by the window. It was a sunny morning. The bus started (f)-at a good speed and soon we were far from the din and bustle of the city. Our bus (g)-the road Savar. We (h)-beautiful green fields, orchards, and trees on the both side of the highway.


be, find, take, misbehave, receive, suffer, rush, take

Rafiq (a)-from typhoid for a long time. Suddenly his condition deteriorated. So he (b)-to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. (c)-this news I (d)-to the hospital to see him. I (e)-him seriously ill. To my utter surprise I saw that the doctors (f)-not cordial at all. They (g)-any care of him. Even they (h)-with his parents.


send, bring, conquer, be, think, link, made, live

We (a)-in an age of science. We can see the wonders of science around us. Science (b)-our life easy and comfortable. We (c)-of our modern life without science. Science (d)-up the distant parts of the world. Telephone, telex, fax, wireless, telegram (e)-great wonders. They (f)-the world closer to us. We can (g)-news from one corner of the world to other within a moment. They (h)-space.



depend, take, go , be, regain, wait, recover, make

A proverb (a)-that time and tide (b)-for none. Since the dawn of civilization time is moving. It goes on and on. It (c)-not any rest. Lost health may be (d)-by medicine and proper caring and nursing, lost wealth by dint of hard labour but lost time cannot be (e)-by any means. Success in life (f)-on the best use of time. If we (g)-a proper division of our time and do our duties accordingly, we (h)-sure that we would be able to march in life and reach the cherished goal of our life.


cultivate, buy, change, love, increase, attract, buy, see

A flower is a symbol of beauty and purity. Its sweet smell (a)-one to all. There is hardly any person who (b)-flower. We all like flowers but most of the people of our country are very poor. So they (c)- flowers. Only a particular section of people (d)-flowers on various occasions. But this attitude (e)-day by day. Nowadays many flower shops (f)-in the towns and cities in our country. Many people (g)- flowers and sell them. Today solvent people buy flowers. Their sense of beauty is (h)-.



help, be, have, take, read, play, publish, make

Newspaper (a) __ a vital role in modern civilization. It (b) __ important news and views of home and abroad. A student must (c) __ the habit of reading newspaper everyday. Mere bookish knowledge (d)__ not sufficient in this competitive world. A newspaper (e) __ him enrich his general knowledge and (f) __ him aware of the burning issues of both inside and outside the country. A man who (g) __ newspaper is like a frog in a narrow well. Being ignorant of the current affairs, he (h) __ part in the talks and discussions in an enlightened society and thus he feels like a fish out of water.


enter, live, loss, be, know, walk, go, notice

There (a) __ two close friends in a certain village. They (b) __ very fond of travelling. One day they (c) __ to a forest to see the natural beauty. They (d) __ along the path of the forest. They were so spell bound by the excitement of the forest that they even did not notice that they (e) __ into the deep forest. After that, they (f) __ that they (g) __ their way. They (h) __ it very well that the forest was the abode of various wild animals.



pay, have, become, be, make, quarrel, get, try

There was an old farmer. He (a)__four sons. They were all grown up. But they had no good relation with one another. They (b)__disobedient and always (c)__among themselves. The old man was very much dissatisfied with them and (d)__to make them united. But they (e)__any heed to him. As he (f)__old and weak day by day, he (g)__very anxious about their future. At last he (h)__a plan to teach his sons how to live in unity.



catch, kill, began, play, wake, sleep, beg, run

One day a lion (a)__in its cave. A mouse (b)__ nearby. While playing, it by chance (c)__over the lion’s body. At this, the lion (d)__up and became very angry. With a terrible roar he (e)__the mouse and said, “You tiny creature, how dare you tease me? I (f)__you.” The mouse (g)__to tremble in fear and (h)__for its life.

                              Right forms of verb worksheet- 4.0


SSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2020

  1.  Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dhaka Board-2020;Sylhet Board 2020]











Traffic jam is a common affair in big cities of our country. Increasing number of vehicles (a) ---traffic jam. Mainly it (b) --- in the congested areas. Overtaking tendency also (c) ---traffic jam. Some drivers (d) --- the traffic rules and (e) ---carelessly. It (f) ---a lot of pains to the people. Ambulances (g) ---patients cannot (h) --- hospital timely. Students and office-going people also (i) ---due to traffic jam. This problem should be (j) ---immediately.

2. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Cumilla Board-2020; Rajshahi Board-2015]











According to history, women in the past were (a) ---within the four walls. But at present, they (b) ---no longer captive to their parents’ or husbands’ house. With the passage of time, the outlook and attitude have been (c) ---as men and women are (d) ---themselves to the changing society. By (e) ---education, they are (f) ---pilots, doctors, engineers, high officials, etc. They are (g) ---hand in hand with men in all worthy programmes. They are now able to (h) ---their worth. They (i) ---much to the economy of the country. Now, it has come to the realization of men that no development is possible by (j) ---half of our population idle at home.

3.Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Rajshahi Board-2020] 












We (a)---to our nature for (b)---us with her gifts lavishly. We (c)---a large area of land but the negligible area of land that (d) ---to us, is very fertile. We (e) ---ungrateful to our soil. But our activities (f) ---that we have (g) ---ungrateful to our soil. We are constantly (h)---soil pollution by our unwise activities. As a result, our fertile land is (i) ---its fertility which has (j) ---us to grow crops easily.

4. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Jashore Board -2020]











Everybody (a)---- that food adulteration (b) ---a crime. Adulterated food is poisonous and (c)--- diseases. People (d) ---this kind of food (e) ----victim to liver disease, cancer, kidney failure and so on. Some businessman who are avaricious and (f) ---after money only (g) --- heinous work. They (h) ----- the miseries of others. They (i) --- punishment. Some strict measures should be (j)---- to stop this abominable task of the greedy businessmen.



5. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. 











Gender inequality is a barrier to the overall development of a country. Gender equality (a) ---to the condition in which both men and women (b) ---equally and fairly in all circumstances Without (c) ---the participation of the both, the social and economic development (d) ---. Elimination of gender disparity is a demand of the day with a view to (e) ---human rights. Our government, already (f) ---some initiatives in different sectors so that women can (g) — peace with men. But our social set up is (h) ---a barrier in different ways. We should (i) ---our outlook and come forward to (j) ---gender inequality from the society.

6. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Chattogram Board-2020] 











Self-control (a) ---a great power. It (b) ---all other virtues. Man generally (c) ---on impulses and strong desires. Vicious desires (d) ---the purity of heart and mind (e) ---the degradation of human nature. It is the self-control that can help a man (f) ---up a pure character which is very essential (g) ---above the level of inhumanity. Nothing can (h) ---to self-control to (i) ---inhumanity. So, everybody (j)---for being self-controlled.

7.Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Mymensingh Board-2020] 











You must have (a) ---the name of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He (b) ---our national poet. He (c) ---as a rebel poet as well. He (d) ---into a poor family. But dire needs could not (e) ---his potentiality. When the First World War broke out, he (f) ---the army. After the war, he (g) ---to write poems. At that time, his poems and songs (h) ---people against oppression. He (i) ---the Shelley of Bangla literature. We should (j) ---him for his great deeds.


8.Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dinajpur Board 2020]











Education (a)--- mankind. It (b)--- to light which (c)--- the darkness of ignorance and helps us to distinguish between right and wrong. The primary purpose of education is the liberation of man from the restrictions of habits and attitudes which (d)--- his humanity. In our country, the govt. (e)--- Food for Education Programme" so that every man (f)--- proper education. The govt, has taken such a programme with a view to (g)--- the poor. In order to (h)--- maximum benefit from education, we must (i)--- our children morally so that they (j)--- love for humanity.


SSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2019

9.Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dhaka Board-2019]











Patriotism is a noble virtue. It (a) ---a man to shed the last drop of blood to (b) ---the freedom of his country. A man without patriotism (c) ---not better than a beast. A true patriot (d) ---by all. He always (e) ---for the welfare of his country. On the other hand, the unpatriotic men (f)--- only for their own interest. Those who (g) ---for the country are true patriots. They (h) ---even after their death. That is why, the freedom fighters who (i) ---their lives in 1971 are remembered and (j) ---forever.

10.  Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Cumilla Board-2019]












Love for one’s own country (a) ---as patriotism. Everyone should (b) ---a great love for his country. Many of our freedom fighters (c) ---their lives in 1971 for the sake of our country. The countryman (d) ---them forever. Some people are (e) ---persistently for the development of the country. They are also patriots. Everybody (f) ---a patriot. When any natural calamity (g) ---in the country, a patriot (h) ---by the affected people. We (i) ---the footprint of the patriots. We should refrain from (j) ---any crime that is harmful of our country.

11. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Rajshahi Board-2019] 











In an educational institution teacher-student relationship is (a) ---to be the most important matter. It is such a relationship that is (b) ---on the basis of mutual (c) ---. A student always (d) ---to his teachers because he cannot but (e) ---help from them in case of (f) ---knowledge. The sensible students never (g) ---their teachers. Moreover, they (h) ---their memorable teachers’ role which helps them (i) ---in life. So, they always (j) ---their teachers.

12. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Jashore Board - 2019]












Most of the students of our country are expert in (a) ---answers. They do not (b) ---notes themselves. They get them (c) ---by their tutors. Their tutors (d) ---their brain for the students. So, the (e) ---power of the students does not (f) ---. They do not have any (g) ---of their language. They, of course, (h) ---well in the examination. But for this, they can (i) ---no credit of their own. This result does not (j) ---them in their later life.

13.  Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Sylhet Board 2019;Jashore Board 2016]











At present Bangladesh (a) ---unemployment problem. This problem already (b) ---an alarming dimension. The government (c) ---to cope with this problem. But this problem cannot be (d) ---without (e) ---. the unemployment skillful. So, education (f) ---a must. It (g) ---a man to get a job. Job does, not mean (h) ---official work only. Self-employment is a solution of this problem. It means (i) ---oneself in economic activities. The government is giving financial help and training to the educated youths with a view to (j) ---them self-reliant.

14.  Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Barishal Board-2019]









Over the last ten years or so, the garments industries have (a) ---as the largest foreign currency earning sector. Hundreds of garments factories have (b) ---set up throughout the country. The most remarkable characteristic of the garments industries (c) ---the revolutionary change that has (d) ---in the lives of thousands of poor women across the country. Women who (e) ---to the household work suddenly (f) ---a new way of earning. A job at a garments factory (g) ---a woman not only a steady income but also independence and dignity. In a garments factory most of the workers have to (h) ---above ten hours a day. But still the women working here (i) ---happy as they think they are (j) ---their own living.

15. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Chattogram Board-2019] 











One day Mina and her parrot, Mithu (a) ---a tall tree to pick a mango. She (b) ---the mango and (c) ---it to her mother. Although Mina had picked the mango, her mother (d) ---the largest share of the fruit to Raju. Mina (e)---very disappointed. At dinner Mina (f) ---that Raju as usual (g) ---an egg but she (h) ---not. Mithu was not pleased to see that. Mother (i) ---to see if the children (j) ---their hands before they started eating.

16. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dinajpur Board 2019]











Adult allowance (a)---a noble programme initiated by the present government. In most of the developed countries of the world this kind of programmed is (b) ---by the government. The government should pursue that their old age is (c) ---and comfortable. But in our country the adult are (d) ---on their own sons or daughters. The adult lose the ability to work and (e) ---at this age. They (f) ---offensively by their own issues. They have to (g) ---their days depend on others. The allowance should be (h) ---and the true needy (i) ---to have this allowance. It is expected that the local leader (j) ---their duty impartially to select the right person for this purpose.


SSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2018

17. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [HSC Exam-Ka Set-2018]











One day the great poet Ferdousi (a) ---by Sulatan Mahmood to (b)---Shahanama in honor of the Sultan. The Sultan (c) ---to pay Ferdousi a gold coin for each verse. Ferdousi (d) ---the writing and it (e) ---found (f) ---sixty thousand verses. Now Sultan (g) ---to pay sixty thousand gold coins. He (h) ---to pay silver coins instead of gold coins. The poet (i) ---to take silver coins and (j) ---to his village.



SSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2017

18. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dhaka Board-2017]











Edison never (a) ---to school. All education that he ever got (b) ---to him by his mother. At the age of twelve, he was put to (c) ---on a railway. Having a great deal to do with newspapers, he (d) --- to pick up the art of (e) ---and he printed a newspaper of his own named “The Weekly herald”. One day he (f) ---a station master’s child which was nearly (g) ---over by a train. The station-master out of gratitude, (h) ---him how to use the telegraph. Young Edison soon (i) --- great skill at the telegraph. When only twenty, Edison (j) ---a new telegraph which was extremely useful.


19. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Cumilla Board-2017]











Student life (a) ---a golden season of life. This (b) ---the time when we should (c) ---ourselves for future. The very habits (d) --- in the student (c) ---the later phases of life. Right from the student life, they (f) ---be careful in (g) ---discipline. They should (h) ---their time properly. If they do not use their time, they will not (i) ---in life. They should (j) ---punctual from the very beginning of their student life.

20. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Rajshahi Board-2017] 











There are several reasons why friendship (a) ---so necessary in human life. A man without a friend is like a man (b) ---in wilderness. Moreover, it (c) ---him to understand his surrounding in a better way. By (d) ---to a friend, a man can get relief. The advice (e) --- by a friend is sometimes more reliable than his own judgment. Thus, it is (f) ---that friendship is really important. But a man must (g) ---time while (h) ---a friend. If he (i) ---to select the right person as a friend he (j) ---in the long run.

21. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Jashore Board - 2017]











One day a scholar (a) ---a river with a boat. Suddenly a ghastly wind (b) ---to blow. The scholar (c) ---with fear. The boatman (d) ---him if he (e) ---how to swim. The answer from the scholar (f) ---negative. Then the boatman (g) ---,"Very soon you are going to (h) ---. You (i) ---a lot of knowledge but it (j) ---to use at this moment.”

22.  Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Sylhet Board 2017]











A walk by the riverside in the evening (a) ---very useful and pleasant. One (b)---not only beautiful sight but also (c)---fresh air. It (d) ---the mind when one (e) ---a walk by the river-side. Bangladesh is a reverie country and you can (f) ---yourself of this opportunity of (g) ---by the river side. In the cities there are parks where you can go for a walk. This will help you (h)---fit. But if you (i) ---it regularly, you will not be able to (j)---the benefit.

23. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Barishal Board-2017]










would be

      Malaria (a) --- by a kind of mosquito. If a mosquito (b) ---a man who (c) ---malaria, it will carry away some of the germs of the disease. If this mosquito then bites a healthy man, the germs may (d) ---into his blood and he gets malaria. Mosquitoes (e) ---their eggs in the standing water. If there was no standing water, there would be no mosquitoes and so there (f) ---no malaria. Sometimes people (g) ---kerosene oil on standing water and this (h) ---the mosquitoes before they (i) --- big enough to (j) -- away.

24. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Chattogram Board-2017] 









   Price hike of household products (a) ---now a problem for us. Every day we (b) ---it. Most of our people (c) ---low income are in danger. They (d) ---of purchasing meat and fish as they (e) ---. The price of vegetables is also high. We are to bargain (f) ---simple product. Many times the buyers (g) ---. There (h) ---a fixed price for every time. Then it (i) ---possible to came the buyers free from harassment. Government (j) ---to fulfill our expectation.

25. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dinajpur Board 2017]











 Child labor has (a) ---internationally by the UN. To make a child (b) ---the work that is suitable for a man is punishable. Yet in the third world countries, the number of child labor (c) ---up day by day. Bangladesh (d) ---one of these countries. Though government is committed to (e) ---rich people to engage children in laborious work, things are not so easy. Poverty (f) ---the first impediment in this field. The poor parents want to get additional earning by (g) ---their children in work. Many children (h) ---at different sectors now. But this should not be (i) ---on. We should immediately (j) ---this problem. 


SSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2016

26. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dhaka Board-2016]











Bangladesh is full of natural resources. The prosperity of the country (a)---on the proper utilization of the resources. We should not (b) ---a lazy life. We should all (c) ---up our country. For this reason, we have to (d) ---hard. No nation can prosper without industry. It should be (e) ---that industry is the key to success. If we (f) ---the days away, we (g) ---behind. The nations that (h) ---industrious (i) ---the pinnacle of development. So we (j) ---them.

27. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Cumilla Board-2016]











“Health (a) ---wealth,” (b) ---the proverb. We cannot (c) ---it. We cannot (d) ---it.We must (e) ---our body by (f) ---the rules of health. People (g) ---against germs that (h) ---the body since their birth. Medicines (i) ---to kill germs, but we have to (j) ---the body fit by ourselves through the maintenance of the rules of health. 

  1. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Rajshahi Board-2016] 











Happiness (a) ---a relative term. A person with a crown (b) --- in a palace may not be happy whereas a day laborer may (c) ---happiness (d) ---in a shabby hut. Again happiness (e) ---from person to person. A beggar (f) ---be happy if he (g) ---a coin but a businessman who can (h) ---a huge sum of money a day (i) ---not be happy. Everyone (j) ---to be happy.


28. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Sylhet Board 2016]











Men (a) ---ever since they first appeared on the earth. In primitive time, they did not travel for pleasure but to find new places. They (b) ---themselves with simple weapons. Their journeys (c) ---long tiring and often dangerous. Being intelligent, they soon (d) ---easier ways of travelling. They (e) ---on the backs of their domestic animals. They (f) ---boat and used it to travel across water. Travelling, of course, has now (g) ---a highly organized business. There are vehicles which (h) ---us wroth comforts and security. If we want to go abroad, we (i) ---a passport and a visa. If we (j) ---any of them, our journey may be ruined.

29. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Barishal Board-2016]











The other name of water is life. We cannot (a) ---a single moment without it. Water is (b) ---not only for drinking purposes but also for household works and industrial works. Water becomes (c) ---in many ways. The mills and factories pollute water by (d) ---waste into it. Water (e) ---polluted by chemicals and different elements. Sometimes people (f) ---from many diseases. We should (g) --- very careful about it. We must (h) ---for safe source of drinking water. Otherwise we must (i) ---in danger. Let us (j) ---water from pollution.



30.Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Chattogram Board-2016] 











Many students (a) ---their studies from the beginning of the year. When the examination (b) ---they start (e) ---very seriously. Sometimes they (d) ---notes from their friends. Most of the time they get their notes (e) ---by their private tutors. They (f) ---these notes without (g) ---. As a result their power of (h) ---does not develop. If they find any new question in the examination they can’t (i) ---it properly. As a result, many students can’t do well in the examination. If they had read seriously from the very beginning of the year, they (j) ---better result in the examinations.

31. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dinajpur Board 2016]











The Republic of the Maldives (a) ---one of the smallest countries of South Asia. It (b) ---1199 islands that (c) ---into 26 major atolls. People who (d) ---to these islands from different parts of the world (e) ---here since 3000 years ago. The natural beauties (f) ---by the God attract the tourists to enjoy them. As a result, a lot of foreign currencies (g) ---every year from the tourism that (h) ---a lot to the national economy. So, the Maldives (i) ---as the best tourist destination. Special importance (j) ---by the government of the Maldives for the enhancement of tourism.



SSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2015

32. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dhaka Board - 2015]












Today women are playing an important role in all spheres of life. Once they were (a) ---by men. They are no longer (b) ---within the four walls of their parents’ or husbands’ house. They have (c) ---out of the kitchen and are (d) ---hand in hand with men. By (e) --- higher education, they are becoming pilots, doctors, engineers, teachers, administrators etc. They have (f) --- able to prove their worth. They (g) ---much to the economy of the country. Now It (h) ---to the realization of the men that true development of the country is never possible (i) ---half of the population idle at home. So, it (j) ---no telling that women are playing a great role in the socio-economic condition of our country.



33. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Cumilla Board - 2015]











There (a) ---different kinds of exercises. Walking (b) ---one of them. We (c) ---early in the morning for (d) ---a morning walk. While (e) ---in the morning, we can (f) ---fresh air. But in towns and cities air is being (g) --- in many ways. As a result, people (h) --- from different problems. To (i) ---this problem, people and the government should (j) ---forward.



34. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Jashore Board - 2015]












On a rainy day it (a) ---all day long. The sky is overcast with thick clouds. The sky is not (b) ---.None can (c) ---out without an umbrella. Water (d) ---on roads. As a result, roads (e) ---muddy and slippery. In Dhaka city, the roads and streets (f) ---underwater for hours together (g) ---much inconvenience to the pedestrians. On some roads, motorized vehicles or even rickshaws can (h) ---. The sufferings of the city dwellers (i) ---no bounds. The government has already (j) --- some steps to solve this problem.



35. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Barishal Board - 2015]



to be



to be





Traffic Jam (a) ---a common affair in the big cities of our country. This problem (b) ---the ultimate consequence of rapid growth of population and the number of vehicles. Most often this problem (c) ---in the congested areas where the roads are very narrow. Overtaking tendency also (d) ---traffic jam. Some drivers (e) ---the traffic rules. They (f) ---the vehicles carelessly. Traffic jam (g) ---great sufferings to the ambulances (h) ---patients. Office goers and school-going children also (i) ---a lot due to traffic jam. However, this problem (j) ---to an extent by imposing traffic rules strictly.

36. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Chattogram Board - 2015]











Today women (a) ---an important role in all spheres of life. They, no longer, (b) ---to the four walls of their husband’s house. They have come out of the kitchens and (c) ---hand in hand with men in all the development works of the government. By (d) ---higher education they (e)---pilots,doctors,engineers,teachers, administrators etc. They have (f) ---able to prove their worth. They (g) ---much to the economy of the country. Now it has (h) ---to the realization of the men the true development of the country is never possible (i) ---half of that population idle at home. So, it (j) ---no telling that women are playing a great role in the socio-economic condition of our country.



37. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs. [Dinajpur Board- 2015]











Abul Kasem Fazlul Huq popularly (a) ---as Sher – e - Bangla was a prominent statesman. He (b) ---of a respectable Muslim family in 14873. He (c) ---extraordinary brilliant. He (d) ---the Entrance Examination in 1890 and the FA Examination in 1892. He (e) ---his graduation with Honours in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics from Presidency College. Then he (f) ---admitted in MA in English at Calcutta University. Just six months before the final examination a friend of his (g) ---him. He said, “The Muslims are weak in Mathematics and that’s the reason he (h) ---English.” He (i) ---the comment strongly. He challenged his friend that he (j) ---for Mathematics Examination instead of English.

                             Right form of verbs Worksheet-5.0


HSC Examination- 2019 All board Questions

1. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [Dhaka Board-2019]


Cricket is a popular game. Both the young and the old (a) – (get) pleasure from this game. In fact, cricket (b)--- (call) the gentlemen’s game. It (c) — (entertain) us with politeness and discipline. A sense of brotherhood and fraternity (d) – (create) among the playing nations through it. At present cricket is the most popular game in Bangladesh. The English (e) — (play) it here in this subcontinent and since then it (f) – (become) an integral part of our entertainment. Our team (g) – (consist) of skilled players. They already (h) — (show) their performance in several matches. But it is a matter of sorrow that sometimes our players (i) – (play) so poorly that our countrymen (j) — (become) astonished.


2. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [Rajshahi Board-2019]

A poor man was once (a) — (put) in jail, although he (b) — (do) no wrong. After a long time, the king of the state (c) – (visit) the jail and the man told him that he was innocent but a case (d) – (file) against him by some of his enemies. The king (e) — (inquire) privately and (f) – (find) that it was true. He (g)--- (give) the man some money and set him free. He went straight to the market. In a shop there, wild birds (h) — (keep) in cages for sale. He said to the shopkeeper, I wish to buy all the birds of your shop. These birds unjustly (i) —(imprison) and I like to (j) — (set) them free.


3. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [Cumilla Board-2019]

(a) — (teach) is a noble profession. A teacher (b) – –(teach) his students from the core of his heart He teaches his students with a view to (C)--- (give) the light of education. By (d) – (get) the light of education, students can (e) — (enlighten) their inside. The students (f)---(learn) their lessons now as their teachers (g) – (instruct) them. But the students nowadays act as though they (h) — (know) everything. They are not (i) — (pay) heed to their teachers’ advice. But the students must be careful in their studies lest they (j) — (fail) to secure good marks.

4. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Jashore Board-2019]

Kuakata, locally (a) —(know) as Sagar Kannya (b) — (be) an uncommon scenic spot of Bangladesh. Kuakata (c) — (take) its origin from the story of a ‘Kua’ or well-dug on the sea-shore. It (d) — (allow) a visitor to watch both the sunrise and the sunset from the beach. The beach (e) – (have) a typical natural setting. This sandy beach (f) —- (slope) gently into the Bay and (g) (bathe) there is as pleasant as is swimming or diving. Fishing boats (h) – (ply) in the Bay of Bengal and (i) — (surf) waves add to the vibrant colours of Kuakata. Steps (j) — (take) to preserve the beauty of the famous beach.

5. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Sylhet Board-2019]


When I was a child I (a) —(be) afraid of the dark, and I (b) –(go) to sleep with a light on. Even then, I feared that monsters (c)---(climb) in through my bedroom window. Every sound I (d) – (hear) struck fear into me. Often, I ran away from the room and (e) —(sleep) on the floor at the foot of my parent's bed. Now that I (f) (be) almost twenty, I obviously do better than what I (g) — Idol as a child. However, I (h) – (be) still scared of bedtime. I hate (i)--- (sleep) alone, and I still keep a tiny night-light on. And before I go to bed, I double-check every door and every window to make sure that they (j) — (be) locked.

6. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Chattogram Board-2019]

Man is a social and rational being. He (a) — (have) freedom of choice, thought and expression. But everybody should (b) – (consider) that he is not the only person in a society. There (c) – (be) many persons in the society and they (d) — (have) the same right that one (e) — (expect) from one’s society. So, to (f) ---(form) a peaceful society one should be watchful to see that other’s rights are not violated. Every citizen must (g) – (cultivate) the habit of obeying the rules and regulations of the society. Selfishness (h) – (not help) the society. Rather it (i) —- (destroy) the peace and happiness of others. So, we all (j) — (think) of the greater interest of the society.

HSC Examination- 2018 All board Questions

7. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [HSC Exam-Ka Set-2018]

If all the children of Bangladesh (a) — (go) to school, the country (b) — (get) rid of the curse of illiteracy. To boost up education, the government (c) — (spend) more money. Subsidies must (d) — (give) in the education sector. Teachers (e) — (need) to (f) — (train) for good teaching. The poor students can (g) — (bring) under “Food for Education” programme. We (h) — (take) care that no institution (i) — (close) down due to political clashes. All concerned (j) — (be) conscious about it.


8. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [HSC Exam-Kha Set-2018]

Trees contribute a lot to maintain ecological balance. A month-long tree fair (a) — (begin) in Kurigram stadium recently. It (b) — (organize) by the local administration and the Department of Social Forestation. The fair (c) — (inaugurate) yesterday by the DC of Kurigram. It was also addressed by other speakers who (d) — (emphasize) the need for planting more trees. The chief guest in his speech (e) — (put) importance on planting trees so that we (f) — (save) our environment from other effects of climate change and natural disasters. A huge procession (g) — (parade) through the streets of the town after the inaugural session. Various government and non-government organizations (h) — (set) up stalls displaying saplings of different varieties. Cultural functions (i) — (arrange) every night (j) — (inspire) people to plant trees.


HSC Examination- 2017 All board Questions


9. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [Dhaka Board-2017]


Road mishap (a) — (happen) in our country almost every day. Recently it (b) — (rise) to an alarming rate (c) — (take) a heavy toll on human lives. The members of a family remain anxious if someone (d) — (travel) in a bus. In most cases, reckless driving (e) — (cause) road accidents. The drivers are in the habit of (f) — (violate) traffic rules. Road accidents can be (g) — (lessen) if the drivers drive their vehicles carefully. People should be conscious in this respect. While (h) — (cross) the road, they should be careful. Some people travel (i) — (climb) on the roof of the buses and trains. Traffic rules must be maintained strictly with a view to (j) — (control) road accidents.


10. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Rajshahi Board-2017]

It has been over three hundred years since emperor Shah Jahan of Delhi (a) — (build) the Taj Mahal as a tomb for his wife in Agra. Architecturally, it (b) — (be) one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. The building (c) — (make) of fine white marble with inlays of coloured marble. It (d) — (have) eight sides and many open arches. It (e) — (rest) on a platform of a terrace of red sandstone. Four slender white towers (f) — (rise) from the corners of the terrace. A large dome (g) — (stand) above the centre of the building. Around this large dome there (h) — (be) four smaller domes. Just inside the outer walls, there is an open corridor from which the visitors (i) — (look) through carved marble screens into a central room. The bodies of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz (j) — (lie) in two graves below this room.


11. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [Cumilla Board-2017]

English (a) — (be) the most widely used international language. It (b) — (learn) to communicate with the foreigners for various purposes such as (c) — (maintain) co-operation, co-existence and exchanging business information. There are also certain jobs which (d) — (require) good functional knowledge of English. The jobs of a pilot, a postman, a telephone operator, a tour guide, a mechanic, a receptionist of an international hotel, an executive of a multinational firm, etc. (e) — (be) a few of them. Besides, a student (f) — (wish) to go for higher studies must learn English because the books on advanced education are mostly (g) — (write) in English. So, the importance and demand of learning English in our country can, in no way, be (h) — (ignore). Rather, we should (i) — (put) high importance on (j) — (learn) English to make room for ourselves in the competitive world.



12. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Jashore Board-2017]

Most of the people who (a) — (appear) most often and most gloriously in the pages of history (b) — (be) great conquerors and generals and soldiers, whereas the people who really (c) — (help) civilization forward are often never (d) — (mention) at all. We do not know who first (e) — (set) a broken leg, or launched a seaworthy boat or (f) — (calculate) the length of a year, but we (g) — (know) all about the killers and destroyers. People think a great deal of them, so much so that on all the highest pillars in great cities of the world you (h) — (find) figures of a conqueror or a general or a soldier. And I think that most people (i) — (believe) that the greatest countries are those that (j) —(beat) in the battle the greatest number of countries and ruled over them as conquerors.



13. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Sylhet Board-2017]

Jerry is an orphan. He (a) — (come) to the orphanage at the age of four. He (b) — (lose) his parents in his infancy. Then, he (c) — (commit) to the care of the orphanage. He could hardly (d) — (recollect) his parents’ memory. In spite of (e) — (be) an orphan, he had developed a strong fabric of morality. His inimitable morality (f) — (draw) him close to the writer. The writer (g) — (impress) with him. She started (h) — (show) affection for him. Jerry (i) — (take) her for his mother. He fabricated a lie (j) — (win) her heart.


14. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Barishal Board-2017]

Air (a) — (be) an important element of the environment. But it is constantly being (b) — (pollute) in many ways. We make a fire to cook food and (c) — (do) many works. This fire emits smoke which (d) — (contaminate) air. Vehicles pollute air to a great extent by (e) — (burn) fuel. Air pollution also (f) — (happen) when coal and oil (g) — (burn). Mills and factories can be (h) — (hold) responsible for this pollution. It is high time we (i) — (check) air pollution. Otherwise, we (j) — (suffer) a lot.



15. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Chattogram Board-2017]

The Liberation War of Bangladesh inspired many artists, singers and cultural activists. Eminent artiste Shaheen Samad (a) — (join) Bangladesh Mukti Sangrami Shilpi Sangstha during the Liberation War. She along with others (b) — (inspire) millions with her voice (c) — (raise) funds for the refugee camps. The cultural troupe used to (d) — (travel) to refugee camps and different areas in Mukta’ Anchal. They (e) — (perform) patriotic songs and arranged puppet shows, besides, (f) — (stage) dramas. Shaheen Samad said, “Liberation War always (g) — (be) an inspiration for me.” She sang a lot of songs during that time and now (h) — (feel) honoured to have been able to inspire the freedom fighters. She has the memorable harmonium with which she sang in 1971. Now she (i) — (wish) to hand it over to Liberation War Museum. This eminent artist wants a live performance of those moving songs on TV channel, at least one song in a week and thus (j) — (cover) all the year-round.



16. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Dinajpur Board-2017]

In the last autumn vacation I (a) — (get) sufficient time. So I (b) — (make) up my mind to make a journey by Dhaka to Chattogram. I (c) — (reach) the station about half an hour before the departure of the train. It (d) — (be) then a very busy time. Rickshaw, motorcars and other vehicles (e) — (come) to the station with passengers. Coolies (f) — (run) behind them. There (g) — (be) shouts and rush of the passengers and the coolies. After some time hearing a whistle, the passengers (h) — (stand) in a queue before the ticket counter. I also (i) — (stand) in the line and (j) — (buy) a second class ticket.



HSC Examination- 2016 All board Questions


17. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Dhaka Board-2016]

Football is a favourite game in our country. It (a) — (arrange) between two teams (b) — (contain) eleven players each. The captains of both teams (c) — (lead) their groups. This is the most exciting and enjoyable game ever (d) — (play) across the world. It (e) — (run) for an hour and a half with an interval after half of the time (f) — (be) over. Any football tournament (g) — (arrange) between two strong teams can be exciting. The result (h) — (remain) almost unpredictable till the end because any team might win the other team (i) — (score) a goal within seconds. The referee is to see whether rules and order (j) — (maintain) by the players.



18. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Rajshahi Board-2016; Barishal Board-2019]

Once there (a) — (live) an idle king. He (b) — (not undergo) physical labour. As a result, he (c) — (get) bulky and could not move from one place to another. He (d) — (call) in a doctor The doctor (e) — (be) clever and wise. He did not (f) — (prescribe) any medicine for the king He asked the king to buy a club and (g) — (move) it in the air till his hands (h) — (get) moistened. The king started (i) — (follow) the prescription. Thus, the king (j) — (relieve) of his problem.


19. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Cumilla Board-2016]

Parents (a) — (be) blessings of God to us. When a child (b) — (bear), their joys (c) — (know) no bounds. They (d) — (start) (e) — (think) of (f) — (nurse) and (g) — (bring) up their children. They (h) — (remain) safe under the custody of their parents since birth. Parents never mind (i) — (take) pains for the upbringing of their offspring. We (j) — never (offend) our parents.


20. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Jashore Board-2016]

An idle brain is a devil’s workshop. If we (a) — (waste) our time in idleness, all sorts of evil thoughts will crowd in our brain. Idle persons who (b) — (kill) their time are burdens of society. They (c) — (sit) idle and cherish no high ideal and lofty ambition in life. They (d) — (not support) themselves. They (e) — (lead) an unhappy life and (f) — (suffer) in the long run. There should be time for reading, for office or other work, time for physical exercise, time for recreation and time for prayer. This (g) — (indicate) that we should do everything at the right moment. We (h) — (lead) a healthy and prosperous life only when we (i) — (follow) the routine which we (j) — (make) for our guidance.



21. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Sylhet Board-2016]

One night the entire village was sleeping. The boy Bayazid Bustami was busy in the study. His mother (a) — (sleep). Suddenly she woke up and (b) — (feel) thirsty. (c) — (call) her son, she told her son to give her a glass of water and (d) — (fall) asleep again. So, he went out with the pitcher in search of water. After a while, he (f) — (come) back home with water and found his mother (g) — (sleep). Then he waited (h) — (stand) by her bed with a glass of water. He did not make any sound lest she (i) —(wake) up. Suddenly his mother woke up and saw him with a glass of water. At once she (j) —(understand) what was the matter. 


22. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Barishal Board-2016]

There are many people who (a) — (not take) physical exercise. They can hardly (b) — (realize) that they themselves (c) — (ruin) their health. They (d) — (fall) victim to many diseases. Life (e) — (become) dull to them. They (f) — (remain) always ill-tempered. We (g) — (build) good health and sound mind through physical exercise. Physical exercise (h) — (make) our body active and the muscles strong. It also (i) — (improve) our power of digestion and blood circulation. It (j) — (give) strength to our brain.


23. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Chattogram Board-2016]

To err is human. If a man commits a crime anytime and repents truly for his misdeed, he may (a) — (forgive). But the man who (b) — (not, give up) the wrong, (c) — (suffer) surely. In the long run, he (d) — (will take) to the land of death. The old sailor (e) — (be) a wrong-doer in his long journey. He committed a crime (f) — (kill) a sea bird (g) — (call) Albatross. That crime ultimately (h) — (bring) bad luck to them. The ship (i) — (leave) in the icy sea. The sun shone over their head. The wind (j) — (drop) down. It was a great disaster.



24. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context.[Dinajpur Board-2016]

Many events of great importance (a) — (take) place during the last century. Significant advances (b) — (make) in the field of science and technology. Many European colonies (c) — (gain) independence. The movement for democracy (d) — (become) prominent in many parts of the world. Two World Wars (e) — (break) out in this century. It also (f) — (witness) the misuse of atomic energy. Two cities of Japan were completely (g) — (destroy) as a result of the dropping of atom bombs. However, the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent nation (h) — (be) a momentous event. After a bloody war of nine months Bangladesh (i) — (bear). Now we (i) — (hold) our heads high in the community of nations.