Past Tense Of Lose, Past Participle Form of Lose, Lose Lost Lost V1 V2 V3

Past Tense Of Lose, Past Participle Form of Lose, Lose Lost Lost V1 V2 V3

Past Tense of Lose

The verb ‘lose‘ is one of those verbs that you must master even if you intend to speak English or need it for exams. That’s why we wanted to examine the usage patterns.


Not being able to keep something means being completely deprived and ultimately giving up possession.

Base Form Examples

  • You don’t want to lose your job.
  • Hi Mary, don’t lose heart.

V2 Past Simple

If we are talking about an event in the past, that is, if we are talking about Past Simple Tense, we use this verb with V2. The V2 version of this verb is ‘lost.’ This verb becomes V2 when it comes to Past Tense. Since it is one of the irregular verbs, the V2 state also changes completely. Each subject has the same use.

  • Use in positive sentence:’lost’ becomes.
  • Use in negative sentence: Past Tense comes after ‘didn’t’ reporting negativity and is used as ‘lose’ with its low state.
  • Use in question sentence: Past Tense comes after the question octet ‘did’ and subject rank and is used as ‘lose’ with its low state.


  • Elissa didn’t lose her keys.
  • I’m very sorry, I lost my camera last week.

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

This verb, which is ‘lost’ as in V3, V2, is used in the case of Past Perfect Tense or Present Perfect Tense.


  • You had lost your diamond.
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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