As a new English learner, it can be easy to forget the proper tense for irregular verbs. This page provides example sentences of the verb "Forget" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Every Tense of Forget
Base Form forget / Past Simple forgot / Past Participle forgotten / Gerund forgetting
He often forgets to do his homework.
Present Simple Passive
The homework is often forgotten by some of the students.
I am forgetting my appointment!
Present Continuous Passive
The appointment is being forgotten, isn't it?
Have you ever forgotten an appointment?
Present Perfect Passive
Has an appointment ever been forgotten?
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been forgetting to apply conditioner and now my dandruff has come back
He forgot to come to the meeting.
Past Simple Passive
The meeting was forgotten by John.
They were forgetting about everything when I reminded them of their duties.
Past Continuous Passive
Everything was being forgotten when I reminded them of their duties.
He had forgotten to mention the new employee when I introduced him.
Past Perfect Passive
The new employee had been forgotten by management when I introduced him.
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been forgetting to apply conditioner when my hair fell out.
She will forget it. I'm sure!
Future (will) Passive
It will be forgotten, won't it?
Future (going to)
She isn't going to forget the appointment.
Future (going to) Passive
The appointment isn't going to be forgotten.
She will have forgotten everything by the end of next week.
She might forget the appointment.
If she forgets, I will give her a call.
If she forgot, I would give her a call.
Past Unreal Conditional
If she had forgotten, I would have given her a call.
She should forget about it.
She must have forgotten about the appointment.
Quiz: Conjugate With Forget
Use the verb "to forget" to conjugate the following sentences. Quiz answers are below. In some cases, more than one answer may be correct.
- _____ you ever _____ an appointment?
- She _____ it. I'm sure!
- _____ an appointment ever _____?
- The homework _____ often _____ by some of the students.
- She _____ everything by the end of next week.
- If she _____, I would have given her a call.
- He _____ to come to the meeting last week.
- The new employee _____ by management when I introduced him.
- She will _____ it. I'm sure!
- The appointment _____ (not). I promise.
- Have forgotten
- will forget
- Has been forgotten
- is forgotten
- will have forgotten
- had forgotten
- had been forgotten
- will forget
- isn't going to be forgotten