3 Facts On Use Of Manage In Tense(Present, Past And Future)

“Take care of” and “take the helm” are the two word groups that can relate to the meaning of “manage.” Let us check the applicability of “manage” in various time sessions.

The term “manage” must be used as “manages” to regard any third-person singular number, irrespective of male or female form, in the present tense. The forms and structures of various sentences in different modes of time with the verb form “manage” are different.

Let us use the term “manage” in sentences from different time periods. 

“Manage” in present tense

Handle, maintain, and operate are the three best words, which share equal rank with the verb “manage.” Let us check the applicability of “manage” in the present time session.

The term “manage” is used in the present tense to indicate that someone is currently handling a situation that was not previously correct or balanced. Terms like “has managed” and “have managed” must be used to construct the sentence in the present perfect mode of tense according to the number of the subject.

When we can use “manage” in the present tense?

Type of Present Tense FormUsage of the verb “manage” in various present tense forms
1. Simple Present TenseWe must use the base form “manage” or “manages” to frame the simple present mode of sentence when we need to state that an entity is generally able to handle, bring under control, or make up a situation, incident, topic, or discussion with efficiency at the current time.
2. Present Continuous Tense / Present Progressive TenseThe progressive term “am/is/are managing” needs to be used after the subject to construct the present progressive mode of tense when we want to mean that an entity is actively handling, bringing under control, and making a situation, incident, topic, or discussion with efficiency at the current time.
3. Present Perfect TenseThe present perfect term “has managed” or “have managed” must be used according to the number of the subject to construct the present perfect mode of tense to mean that the subject has started handling, bringing under control, and making a situation, incident, topic, or discussion with efficiency from some time in the past and still has its application.
4. Present Perfect Continuous TenseThe term “have been managing” or “has been managing” must be used after the subject to construct a sentence in the present perfect continuous mode of tense to mean that someone is actively handling, bringing under control, and making a situation, incident, topic, or discussion with efficiency from some time in the past and still in functional mode.
Usage of the verb “manage” in various present tense forms

Examples with “manage” in the present tense

Type of TenseExamples with the verb “manage”Explanation
1. Simple Present TenseMina manages the event of the farewell ceremony of the principal of the school with the help of the other teachers.The term “manages” has been placed just after the subject in the 3rd person singular male form to frame the sentence in the simple present tense, to dictate that the subject brings the control of the farewell event into her hands at the current time.
2. Present Continuous TenseMina is managing the event of the farewell ceremony of the principal of the school with the help of the other teachers.The term “is managing” has been placed just after the subject to frame the present continuous mode of tense to state that the subject is executing the farewell event with full control at the current time.
3. Present Perfect TenseMina has managed the event of the farewell ceremony of the principal of the school with the help of the other teachers for some time.The term “has managed” is in use to frame sentences in the present perfect mode of tense to state that the subject has started the execution of an event with control from sometime in the past and the effect of the execution is still lingering.
4. Present Perfect Continuous TenseMina has been managing the event of the farewell ceremony of the principal of the school with the help of the other teachers from the very start of the ceremony until now.The term “has been managing” is in use to frame present perfect continuous mode of tense to dictate that the subject is continuous executing a farewell ceremony with full control from sometime in the past and the execution process is still in continuation mode.
Examples with “manage” in the present tense

“Manage” in past tense

The term “manage” needs to be applied when we need to balance any bumble or mismanaged condition. Let us examine the use of “manage” in the previous time session.

The term “manage” is used in the past tense to indicate that someone was or was handling a situation that had previously been bumbled. The term “had managed” must be used to frame the past perfect mode of tense to showcase the sequence of events among which one speaks about managing a bumble.

When we can use “manage” in the past tense?

Type of Past Tense FormUsage of the verb “manage” in various past tense forms
1. Simple Past TenseThe past term “managed” must be used to frame the simple past mode of sentence when we need to state that a singular or plural entity was or were generally able to handle, bring under control, or make up a situation, incident, topic, or discussion with efficiency in bygone days.
2. Past Continuous TenseIn bygone days, the term “was managing” or “were managing” must be used to frame the past continuous mode of tense to state that a singular or plural entity was in the functional mode of handling, bringing under control, or making up any situation, incident, topic, or discussion with efficiency.
3. Past Perfect TenseThe past perfect term “had managed” must be used to show a sequence of events among which one must state that an entity was in the process of handling or making up a situation in the days that have already passed.
4. Past Perfect Continuous TenseTo construct sentences that mean that a singular or plural entity was continuously handling, bringing under control, or making up any situation, incident, topic, or discussion with efficiency in the past, the term “past perfect continuous” must be used.
Usage of the verb “manage” in various past tense forms

Examples with “manage” in the past tense

Type of TenseExamples with the verb “manage”Explanation
1. Simple Past TenseSandip managed the presentation very well, though it was a blunder at first.The past term “managed” has been placed just after the subject in the simple past mode of sentence to state that the subject presented the presentation with efficiency in the days that have already passed.
2. Past Continuous TenseSandip was managing the presentation very well, though it was a blunder at first.The term “was managing” has been placed just after the subject in the frame sentence in the past continuous mode of tense to state that the subject was very actively presenting the presentation with efficiency in the days that have already passed.
3. Past Perfect TenseSandip had managed the presentation very well before anyone made a complete mishap with that presentation.The term “had managed” has been placed just after the subject in the frame sentence in the past perfect mode of tense to show the sequence of two events, one of which dictates that Sandip presented the presentation before another event in the days that have already passed.
4. Past Perfect Continuous TenseSandip had been managing the presentation very well since he had joined the office until he left the office at his own discretion.The term “had been managing” has been placed just after the subject in the frame sentence in the past perfect continuous mode of tense to state that the subject was actively presenting a presentation for a specific, pre-defined time period in the days that have already passed.
Examples with “manage” in the past tense

“Manage” in future tense

The term “managed” is not only the past tense and past participle term but also the adjective form of the verb “manage.” Let us apply “manage” in future tense.

The term “manage” is used in the future tense to indicate that someone will handle a previously bumbled situation. The term “will have managed” must be used in future perfect mode, while the term “will have been managed” must be used in future perfect continuous mode of tense.

When we can use “manage” in the future tense?

Type of Future Tense FormUsage of the verb “manage” in various future tense forms
1. Simple Future TenseThe base term “manage” must be used along with “will” to construct a sentence in the simple future mode of tense to convey that an entity is going to handle, keep under control, or swiftly run a situation, discussion, topic, etc. in the days that are going to occur.
2. Future Continuous TenseWe must add the progressive term “managing” along with “will be” to construct sentences in the future continuous mode of tense to convey that an entity will be actively handling, swiftly running, or controlling a situation, discussion, topic, etc. in the days which are going to occur.
3. Future Perfect TenseThe phrase “will have managed” should be used only when we need to convey that an entity will complete or finish handling, quickly running, or controlling a situation, discussion, topic, etc. in the coming days. 
4. Future Perfect Continuous TenseThe term “will have been managing” must be used to convey that an entity will be continuously active for a specific time period in the future days while handling, swiftly running, or controlling a situation, discussion, topic, etc. in the days that are going to occur.
Usage of the verb “manage” in various future tense forms

Examples with “manage” in the future tense

Type of TenseExamples with the verb “manage”Explanation
1. Simple Future TenseTomorrow, Renu will manage the conversation with the client in the absence of her supervisor in the office.The term “will manage” is in use to construct a sentence in the simple future mode of tense to state that the subject is going to conduct the conversation in an efficient manner in the days ahead.
2. Future Continuous TenseTomorrow, Renu will be managing the conversation with the client in the absence of her supervisor in the office.The term “will be managing” is in use to construct a sentence in the future continuous mode of tense to state that the subject will be actively conducting the conversation in an efficient manner in the days ahead.
3. Future Perfect TenseTomorrow, Renu will have managed the conversation with the client in the absence of her supervisor before 6 p.m. in the evening.The term “will have managed” is in use to construct a sentence in the future perfect mode of tense to state that the subject is going to finish the conversation in an efficient manner before a specific time in the days ahead.
4. Future Perfect Continuous TenseRenu will have been managing the conversation with the client in the absence of her senior from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.The term “will have been managing” is in use to construct a sentence in the future perfect continuous mode of tense to state that the subject will be actively conducting the conversation in an efficient manner for a particular pre-decided time frame in the days ahead.
Examples with “manage” in the future tense

Conclusion:

We are going to sum up our lesson with a note on the noun form of the term “manage.” The term “management” can be regarded as the noun form of the verb “manage.” The term “management” refers to the act of exerting immediate control over any activity, incident, idea or thought.

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