Past Tense Of Eat, Past Participle Form of Eat, V1 V2 V3

Past Tense Of Eat, Past Participle Form of Eat, V1 V2 V3

Past Tense of Eat

From the moment we start learning English, verbs are perhaps the most important subjects we need to study. But since some verbs are in the category of irregular verbs, we must memorize their V2 and the V3 states. We have prepared for you the V2 and V3 states of the most commonly used verb ‘eat’ in English. In our content, you can also find sample sentences related to the states of the verb ‘eat’.


It means chewing and consuming food by putting it in the mouth.

Base Form Examples

  • They eat dinner after school.
  • Don’t let the baby eat

V2 Past Simple

The V2 version of the verb ’eat ‘ is known as the word ‘ate’. In verbs called regular verbs; the octet ‘–ed’ is added to the end of verbs and the verbs are written in new states in this way. But in irregular verbs, the situation is slightly different; in V2 and V3 cases, a different word is created that doesn’t bear much resemblance to its lean state. Because the verb ’eat ‘ is irregular, it is used in the events mentioned in the Past Tense.


  • You ate dinner in a hurry.
  • I ate a huge breakfast.

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V3 Past Participle

The V3 version of the verb ’eat ‘ is known as ‘eaten’. As in V2, a new word is written for verbs. For this reason, the verb ‘eat’ has transformed and become “eat”. V3 cases of verbs are generally used when a sentence with Perfect Tense must be established.


  • Have you eaten dinner?
  • I have just eaten

V1Base Form V2Simple Past V3Past Participle
be was, were been
beat beat beaten
become became become
begin began begun
bend bent bent
bet bet bet
bid bid bid
bite bit bitten
break broke broken
bring brought brought
buy bought bought
catch caught caught
choose chose chosen
come came come
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
dig dug dug
do did done
draw drew drawn
drive drove driven
drink drank drunk
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
fly flew flown
forget forgot forgotten
forgive forgave forgiven
freeze froze frozen
give gave given
go went gone
grow grew grown
hang hung hung
have had had
hear heard heard
hide hid hidden
hit hit hit
hold held held
hurt hurt hurt

V1Base Form V2Simple Past V3Past Participle
keep kept kept
know knew known
lay laid laid
lead led led
leave left left
lend lent lent
lie lay lain
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
meet met met
pay paid paid
put put put
read read read
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose risen
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
sell sold sold
send sent sent
shut shut shut
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
speak spoke spoken
spend spent spent
stand stood stood
stink stank stunk
swim swam swum
take took taken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
tell told told
wake woke woken
wear wore worn
win won won
write wrote written

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