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The verb “mention’’ can be used in the present, past, and future tense for presenting the times of action. Now, we are going to learn the usage of “mention’’ in three tenses.

Die "s'' moet bygevoeg word met die stamwoord "noem’’ to form “mentions’’ if we make a sentence having the third person singular number subject. The continuous form of the verb “mention’’ is formed “mentioning’’. We take the verb “mentioned’’ as past and past participle form. These new forms are applied to all tense forms. 

Now, let us discuss some related facts regarding the usage of “mention” in the three tenses along with examples and detailed explanations.

 “Mention’’ in the teenwoordige tyd.

Die teenwoordige tyd is the verb form that simply discusses the action taking place now. Let us check how “mention’’ plays its part in the present tense.

The transitive verb “mention’’ is used to refer to writing or speaking about something/somebody, especially except providing much information.

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

The verb “mention’’ is used in the present tense when it needs to cite something as a reference in a brief manner. We have to use different forms of the verb “mention’’ along with necessary helping verbs.

Sentence structure or formation with “mention’’ in the present tense-

Tipe huidige tydRule to form a sentence with “mention’’ in the present tense
1. Present indefinite tense/ Simple present tensea. Subject(any person) + mention/mentions + object + remaining part (assertive sentence)
b. Do/does + Subject + mention + object +? ( interrogative sentence)
c. Mention + object + rest of the sentence (making imperative sentence)     
2. Present continuous tense/ Present progressive tensea. Subject + am/is/are + (mention)verb + ing + object + rest of the sentence (assertive sentence)
b. Am/is/are + subject + (mention) verb + ing + object + rest (interrogative sentence)
3. Hedendaagse volmaakte tyda. Subject + has/have + mentioned (past participle form) + object + rest (assertive sentence)
b. Has/have + subject + mentioned + object + rest +?(question formation sentence)
4. Present perfect continuous tense/ Present perfect progressive tensea. Subject + has/have been + (mention) verb+ ing + object + rest (statement)
b. Has/have + been + subject + mentioning + object + rest (question)   
Sentence structure or formation with “mention’’ in the present tense

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

Tipe huidige tydvoorbeeldVerduideliking
1. Present indefinite tense/ Simple present tenseThe teacher mentions the discussion points on the board for our better understanding.Here the verb “mentions’’ shows that the teacher mentions the points of discussion on the board for our better understanding in a general sense of the term.
2. Present continuous tense/ Present progressive tenseAre you mentioning my name in the announcement?The verb “mentioning’’ is used in a question format to refer to the citing of my name. We find the fact whether you are mentioning my name in the announcement.
3. Hedendaagse volmaakte tydPrabir has mentioned some names of the players who will join the team on behalf of our team.Here the verb “has mentioned’’ acts as an example brief mention of the names. We find that Prabir has mentioned some names of the players who will join the team on behalf of our team.
4. Present perfect continuous tense/ Present perfect progressive tenseSukanta has been mentioning some problems for an hour that he has faced recently.The sentence shows that the verb “has been mentioning’’ clearly shows an ongoing action that was begun early and continues till now. We see that a person named Sukanta has been mentioning some problems for an hour that he has faced recently.
Examples and explanations with the usage of “mention’’ in the present tense

“Mention’’ in the verlede tyd.

A verb that shows the executed action of the past is in the past tense. Now, we will get to know the function of “mention’’ in the past tense.

We can certainly use the verb “mention’’ in the past tense in reference to the action in which we show our little intention to provide something. It is done in a quick way.

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

The verb “mention’’ in its past form “genoem” can be applied in a sentence in the past tense when we need to talk or write about something without giving much or saying in detail.

Sentence structure or pattern with the verb “mention’’ in the past tense-

Tipe verlede tydHoe om 'n sin te vorm met "mention’’ in the past tense
1. Verlede onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige verlede tyda. Subject(any person) + mentioned (past form) + object + rest of the sentence(in time of framing assertive sentence)
b. Did + subject (any person) + mention(root form) + object + rest of the sentence(to make question)
2. Verlede kontinue tyd/ Verlede progressiewe tyda. Subject(any person)  + was/were + (mention)verb +ing + object + remaining part of the sentence (while framing assertive sentence)
b. Was/were + subject(any person)  +(mention)verb+ ing + object + remaining part of the sentence (interrogative sentence or question)
3. Verlede volmaakte tyda. Subject (any person) + had mentioned (past participle form) + object + rest of the sentence(an assertive form of a sentence)
4. Verlede volmaakte aaneenlopende tyd/ verlede progressiewe tyda. Subject(any person)  + had been + (mention)verb + ing + object + rest of the sentence(assertive sentence)
b. Had + subject (any person) + been + (mention)verb + ing + object + rest +?(to make question)
Sentence structure or pattern with the verb “mention’’ in the past tense

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

Tipe verlede tydvoorbeeldVerduideliking
1. Verlede onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige verlede tydVairabi mentioned that she was having some dolls.The verb “mentioned’’ is used to show that it helps us to know the reference of some dolls in a brief way. We see that Vairabi mentioned that she was having some dolls.
2. Verlede kontinue tyd/ Verlede progressiewe tydLalon was mentioning the number that got the lottery.Here the usage of the verb “was mentioning’’ indicates the reference to the number in the past. We come to know that Lalon was mentioning the number that got the lottery.
3. Verlede volmaakte tydMy grandfather had mentioned my name to my mother before I came home.Here the verb “had mentioned’’ shows the words told in a slight manner. We come to know that my grandfather had mentioned my name to my mother before I came home.
4. Past perfect continuous tense/ Past perfect progressive tenseThe teacher had been mentioning the names of the students for some time in the class.Here the verb “had been mentioning’’ is used to refer to a continuing action in the past tense. It is seen that the teacher had been mentioning the names of the students for some time in the class.
Examples and explanations of “mention’’ in the past tense

"melding'' in die toekomende tyd.

Die toekomstige tyd shows the form of the verb that deals with future actions. Let us check how the verb “mention’’ plays its role in the future tense.

The verb “mention’’ can be used in the future tense to display the act of talking about some person or object without paying much importance. The verb is used to provide a brief reference.

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

The verb “mention’’ is used in the future tense when we wish to exhibit an action of indicating in a speech or in a written document very concisely. We must use the verb “mention” along with shall/will, shall/will have, and shall/will have been to make sentences for presenting something.

Sentence structure or pattern of “mention’’ in the future tense-

Tipe toekomstige tydHow to form a sentence with “mention’’ in the future tense
1. Toekomstige onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige toekomstige tyda. Subject(any person)  + shall/will + mention(base form) + object + remaining part(assertive or declarative sentence)
b. Shall/will + subject(any person)  + mention(root word) + object + remaining part +?(in case of framing question)
2. Future continuous tense/ Toekomstige progressiewe tyda. Subject(any person)  + shall/will + be+ (mention)verb +ing + object + remaining part(statement or descriptive sentence)
b. Shall/will + subject + be + (mention)verb +ing + object + remaining part +?(in case of making question)
3. Toekomstige volmaakte tyda. Subject(any person)  + shall/will +  have mentioned (3rd vorm) + voorwerp + oorblywende deel (terwyl selfgeldende sin omraam)
b. Shall/will + subject (any person) + have mentioned(3rd vorm) + voorwerp + oorblywende deel +?(om vraag te maak)
4. Future perfect continuous tense/ Future perfect progressive tensea. Subject (any person) + shall/will + have + been + (mention)verb +ing + object + remaining part(for making assertive sentence)
b. Shall/will  + subject + have + been + (mention)verb +ing + object + remaining part(for making enquiry)
Sentence structure of “mention’’ in the future tense

Examples and explanations of “mention’’ in the future tense-

Tipe toekomstige tydvoorbeeldVerduideliking
 Toekomstige onbepaalde tyd/ Eenvoudige toekomstige tydMy brother will not mention me to the teachers.In this example, the verb “will mention’’ the utterance of a name to the teacher in the future. We find out that my brother will not mention me to the teachers.
 Future continuous tense/ Toekomstige progressiewe tydTarak will be mentioning your presence at the party tomorrow.It is seen as an act of saying without details about your presence at the party. It is seen that Tarak will be mentioning your presence at the party tomorrow.
 Toekomstige volmaakte tydThe reporter will have mentioned the cost of the items to the customers.This example shows that the verb “will have mentioned’’ provides us with the sense that the reporter will have mentioned the cost of the items to the customers.
 Toekomstige volmaakte aaneenlopende tyd/ Toekomstige volmaakte progressiewe tydEshan will have been mentioning for some time that he will leave his job at the company.The verb “will have been mentioning’’ helps us to learn the action of indicating briefly for some time that Eshan will have been mentioning that he will leave the job in the company.
Examples and explanations of “mention’’ in the future tense

Gevolgtrekking

Towards the closing of the article, we may say that we can make phrases with the verb “mention’’ such as “don’t mention it’’, “not to mention’’, “now you mention it’’ etc. We can also use the verb “mention’’ as a noun in the same spelling.

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