English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Hit

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This page provides example sentences of the verb "Hit" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.

Base Form hit / Past Simple hit / Past Participle hit / Gerund hitting

  • Present Simple: He often hits balls with his son in the park.
  • Present Simple Passive: Home runs are often hit out of this ballpark.
  • Present Continuous: He is hitting the ball hard today.
  • Present Continuous Passive: The ball is being hit hard today by all the players.
  • Present Perfect: She has hit fifteen home runs this season.
  • Present Perfect Passive: Fifteen home runs have been hit by Susan this season.
  • Present Perfect Continuous: Jack has been hitting that punching bag for the last twenty minutes.
  • Past Simple: Mary hit a home run out of the park yesterday.
  • Past Simple Passive: A home run was hit out of the park during yesterday's game.
  • Past Continuous: Hank was hitting the punching bag when his trainer walked into the gym.
  • Past Continuous Passive: The punching bag was being hit when the trainer walked into the gym.
  • Past Perfect: She had already hit four home runs when she hit the grand slam!
  • Past Perfect Passive: A grand slam had already been hit when the game was canceled due to the rain.
  • Past Perfect Continuous: Alan had been hitting the punching bag for twenty minutes when the trainer walked into the gym.
  • Future (will): She will hit the roof when she finds out!
  • Future (will) passive: The ball will be hit out of the park.
  • Future (going to): Jack is going to hit the ball out of the park today.
  • Future (going to) passive: The ball is going to be hit out of the park today.
  • Future Continuous: This time tomorrow we will be hitting the punching bag in the gym.
  • Future Perfect: William will have hit three home runs before the game is finished.
  • Future Possibility: She might hit him if he doesn't shut up!
  • Real Conditional: If she hits a home run, the team will celebrate.
  • Unreal Conditional: If she hit a home run, the team would celebrate.
  • Past Unreal Conditional: If she had hit a home run, the team would have celebrated.
  • Present Modal: You should hit a punching bag to get rid of your anger.
  • Past Modal: She must have hit a home run.

Quiz: Conjugate with Hit

Use the verb "to hit" to conjugate the following sentences. Quiz answers are below. In some cases, more than one answer may be correct.

  1. Mary _____ a homerun out of the park yesterday.
  2. She _____ fifteen homeruns this season.
  3. He _____ the ball hard today.
  4. The punching bag _____ when the trainer walked into the gym.
  5. A grand slam _____ already _____ when the game was cancelled due to the rain.
  6. She _____ the roof when she finds out!
  7. William _____ three homeruns before the game is finished.
  8. If she _____ a homerun, the team would have celebrated.
  9. A homerun _____ out of the park during yesterday's game.
  10. He often _____ a punching bag to relax.

Quiz Answers

  1. hit
  2. has hit
  3. is hitting
  4. was being hit
  5. had been hit
  6. will hit
  7. will have hit
  1. had hit
  2. was hit
  3. hits

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