Example Sentences of the Verb Bend

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

Base Form bend / Past Simple bent / Past Participle bent / Gerund bending

Present Simple

The L joint bends the Y joint.

Present Simple Passive

The Y joint is bent by the L joint.

Present Continuous

Watch out! You are bending the rod too much.

Present Continuous Passive

The rod is being bent by the L joint.

Present Perfect

The wind has bent that pole.

Present Perfect Passive

That pole has been bent by the wind.

Present Perfect Continuous

I have been bending the metal for twenty minutes.

Past Simple

She bent that metal rod.

Past Simple Passive

That metal rod was bent by Jack.

Past Continuous

I was bending backwards when she walked in the door.

Past Continuous Passive

The Y joint was being bent by the L joint when it snapped.

Past Perfect

She had bent the frame before I touched it.

Past Perfect Passive

The frame had been bent before I touched it.

Past Perfect Continuous

He had been bending over for an exercise for ten minutes when she walked in the door.

Future (will)

George will bent the rules for you.

Future (will) passive

I'm sure the rules will be bent.

Future (going to)

They are going to bend the rules this time.

Future (going to) passive

The rules are going to be bent this time.

Future Continuous

I will be bending down to pick it up in three minutes.

Future Perfect

It will have been bent a number of times by the time the test is over.

Future Possibility

It might bend if you try hard.

Real Conditional

It will bend if you try hard.

Unreal Conditional

If it bent, we would replace it.

Past Unreal Conditional

If it had bent, we would have replaced it.

Present Modal

You should bend it back.

Past Modal

Jack must have bent this frame.

Quiz: Conjugate with Bend

Use the verb "to bend" to conjugate the following sentences. Quiz answers are below. In some cases, more than one answer may be correct. (fix George will bent) 

That pole _____ by the wind.
I _____ backwards when she walked in the door.
The frame _____ before I touched it.
The L joint _____ the Y joint.
I'm sure the rules ______  next week.
George _____ the rules for you if you ask him.
She _____ that metal rod last week.
The rules _______ this time.
That pole _____ by the wind.
Watch out! You _____ the rod too much.

Quiz Answers

has been bent
was bending
had been bent
bends 
will be bent
will bend
bent
are going to be bent
has been bent
are bending