Past Tense Of Know, Past Participle Form of Know, Know Knew Known V1 V2 V3

Past Tense Of Know, Past Participle Form of Know, Know Knew Known V1 V2 V3

Past Tense of Know

Today we will see the verb ‘know’ in Past Simple Tense (v2) and Past Participle Tense (v3). We will explain by example the verb of know.


The verb of know frequently means that have something in one’s mind or memory as a result of experience or learning or information.

Base Form Examples

  • I know, I am not a good person but I am still trying to be a good one. Please forgive me.

V2 Past Simple

The verb of know is a word that we come across frequently in daily life, as a result, this word is often used in sentences. Since the word know is an irregular verb, it can come in various forms. When expressing a state learned or experienced in the past, the word know changes in the V2 Past Simple tense and takes the form of ‘knew’.


  • I knew crows would eat the corns’ because we didn’t put a scarecrow.

Verb + Preposition IN List in English

Verb + Preposition ABOUT List in English

Verb + Preposition FOR List in English

Verb + Preposition FROM List in English

V3 Past Participle

The verb of know, used in the past tense, becomes irregular in Past Participle Tense and is generally expressed in sentences such as had + known.


  • I had the opportunity to had known our clever and wise teachers in the university times.
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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