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The verb “improve’’ is a weak verb that can be used in the present, past, or past tense. Now, we are going to explain the usage of “improve” in different tense forms.

When we use the term “verbeter’’ in the case of the third person and singular number subject we must add the “s’’ and then it is formed “improves”. In the formation of continuous tense, we have to form “improving’’. We can make the term “improved’’ as the past participle form of the word “improve’’.

We will come across relevant facts with examples and detailed explanations in an amazing way for our better realization.

 “Improve’’ in the teenwoordige tyd.

A present tense not only refers to universal truth and habitual facts but also gives general actions in there. Let us judge the usage of “improve’’ in the teenwoordige tyd.

We definitely use the verb “improve’’ in the present tense to indicate increasing or making something better than before.

Wanneer kan ons gebruik "improve’’ in the present tense?

We can apply the term “improve’ in the present tense when we mention anything enhancing its value or quality. We must use improve, improves, and improving along with am/is/are, has/have, and has/have been in framing various forms of present tense

Sentence structure or pattern of “improve’’ in the present tense-

Tipe huidige tydRule to form a sentence with “improve’’ in the present tense
1. Present indefinite tense/ Simple present tenseWhen we construct any sentence we must follow the sentence formation rules in the manner described below-
(i). Subject + improve/improves + object + other section of the sentence(descriptive sentence)
(ii)  Do/does + subject + improve + object +? (for making interrogative sentences)         
2. Present continuous tense/ Present progressive tense(i) Subject + am/is/are + improving + object + rest of the sentence (assertive sentence)
(ii) Am/is/are + subject + improving + object + remaining portion of the sentence (for forming interrogative sentence)  
3. Hedendaagse volmaakte tyd(i) Subject has/have + improved (past participle form) + object + rest (to make descriptive sentence)
(ii) Has/have + subject + improved + object + retaining portion   (for asking something)
4. Present perfect continuous tense/ Present perfect progressive tense(i). The subject has/have + been + improving + object + rest of the descriptive part (to form a declarative sentence)
(ii). Has/have + subject + been + improving + object + remaining part  (question making)
Sentence structure or pattern of “improve’’ in the present tense

Examples and explanations with the usage of “improve’’ in the present tense-

Tipe huidige tydvoorbeeldVerduideliking
1. Present indefinite tense/ Simple present tenseHe improves his speaking quality in English because he has an interview to attend for a job.Here the verb “improves’’ in its base form is in the usage for showing that he develops his quality of speaking English for the ensuing interview for a job in a general sense.
2. Present continuous tense/ Present progressive tenseThings are improving day by day in our country.The term “is improving’’ helps us to know the ongoing process of enhancing things day by day in our country.
3. Hedendaagse volmaakte tydOverall the situation in the rehearsal process has improved dramatically.The verb “has improved’’ is used to refer to a finished action recently.
4. Present perfect continuous tense/ Present perfect progressive tenseTanushree has been improving her exercise in the gym for some months.In this example, the verb “has been improving’’ shows Tanushree’s development of her skill in the gym going for some months.
Examples and explanations with the usage of “improve’’ in the present tense

“Improve’’ in the verlede tyd.

A past tense offers us the actions wholly done in the past and the result is not present now. Now, we will acquire knowledge on the function of “improve’’ in the verlede tyd.

The verb “improve” in its 2nd form “verbeter’’ is used in the past tense to show the developed or developing value or amount of something or someone before.

When do we use “improve’’ in the past tense?

The verb “improved’’ can be applied to show the previous actions of making something better than before. We must use the forms “improved’’, and “improving’’ along with had or had been for the showcase of development in the past tense.

Sentence structure pattern with “improve’’ in the past tense-

Tipe verlede tydRules to be followed to form a sentence with “improve’’ in the past tense
1. Verlede onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige verlede tyda. Subject + improved + object + remaining of the sentence(for the formation of declarative sentence)
b. Did + subject + improve + object + remaining portion +?(question making)
2. Verlede kontinue tyd/ Verlede progressiewe tyda. The subject + was/were + improving + object + remaining part (declarative sentence)
b. Was/were + subject + improving + object + remaining part of the sentence (question-making sentence)
3. Verlede volmaakte tyda. Subject + had +  improved + object + remaining part (assertive sentence)
b. Had + subject + improve + object + remaining part (question making)
4. Verlede volmaakte aaneenlopende tyd/ verlede progressiewe tyda. The subject bearing with all persons and numbers + had + been improving + object + rest of the sentence(declarative sentence)
b. Had + subject + been + improving + object + rest of the sentence +?(interrogative sentence)
Sentence structure pattern with “improve’’ in the past tense

Examples and explanations of “improve’’ in the past tense-

Tipe verlede tydvoorbeeldVerduideliking
1. Verlede onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige verlede tydMy health finally improved a lot after the consultation with the doctor.The verb “improve’’ is used to frame a sentence to show executed action of developing my health before. We see that was increased with the help of the doctor.
2. Verlede kontinue tyd/ Verlede progressiewe tydWe were improving our performance in recitation.Here “was improving’’ is used to form an ongoing action developing the quality of recitation. We come to know Susan’s effort to increase knowledge in the recitation.
3. Verlede volmaakte tydHussey had improved the quality of cooking before the guest came to his house.In this example, the verb “had improved’’ is used to construct a sentence with a sense providing that the person had done an enhancement in the quality of cooking before the guest arrived at his house.
4. Past perfect continuous tense/ Past perfect progressive tenseService standards had been improving a lot in the previous years.Here we get an idea that the quality of service standard was in progress in the past for some years. The development was continuing for a certain period of time.
Examples and explanations of “improve’’ in the past tense

“Improve’’ in the toekomstige tyd.

A future tense is the discussion of future actions. Let us justify the usage of how the verb “improve’’ plays its role in the toekomstige tyd.

We apply the term “improve’’ in the future tense to refer to the advancement or growth of someone or something that will take place in the future.

When do we use “improve’’ in the future tense?

The verb “improve’’ along with shall/will is used to display the prosperity or advancement of some quality of a person or object in the future. We also use shall/will have, and shall/will have been to state an active development in the future tense.

Sentence structure of “improve’’ in the future tense-

Tipe toekomstige tydHow to form a sentence with “improve’’ in the future tense
1. Toekomstige onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige toekomstige tyd
When we construct any sentence in the future indefinite tense we must follow the sentence formation or rules in the manner described below-
a. Subject + shall/will + improve/+ object + other section of the sentence(descriptive sentence)
b. Shall/will + subject + improve + object + other section of the sentence(interrogative sentence)
2. Future continuous tense/ Toekomstige progressiewe tyda. Subject + shall/will + be+ improving + object + other section of the sentence(descriptive sentence)
b. Shall/will be + subject + improving + object + other section of the sentence( for making interrogative sentence)
3. Toekomstige volmaakte tyda. Subject + shall/will + have + improved+ object + other section of the sentence(while making descriptive sentence)
b. Shall/will + subject + have + improved + object + other section of the sentence(while forming interrogative sentence)
4. Future perfect continuous tense/ Future perfect progressive tensea. Subject + shall/will + have + been + improving+ object + other section of the sentence(while making descriptive sentence)
b. Shall/will + subject + have + been + improving + object + other section of the sentence(while forming interrogative sentence)
Sentence structure of “improve’’ in the future tense

Examples and examples of “improve’’ in the future tense-

Tipe toekomstige tydvoorbeeldVerduideliking
1. Toekomstige onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige toekomstige tydYour employers will improve your work skill in the company.The verb “will improve’’ is used to give us an example of raising the quality of work in the company that will be done by your employers in the future.
2. Future continuous tense/ Toekomstige progressiewe tydThe players will be improving their batting and style for the upcoming matches.Here we see that the players will be developing their style of batting and bowling in the coming matches. Their act of improvement will be continuing in the future.
3. Toekomstige volmaakte tydThey will have improved the conditions for the farmers to continue their agricultural activities.In this sentence, the verb “will have improved’’ has shown us with a sense that the weather condition will have made advancement in the activities in the agricultural fields.
4. Future perfect continuous tense/ Future perfect progressive tenseThe competition among the athlete will have been improving the quality of the sprinters for some months.The verb “will have been improving’’ forms the development of the athletes in a period of time in the future tense.
Examples and examples of “improve’’ in the future tense

Gevolgtrekking

 We may say that we can make use of the word “improvement’’ as a noun. We can make a phrase “improve yourself’’ and a phrasal verb like “improve on’’ with the term.

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