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

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

Past Tense of See

In English, the verb ‘see ‘ is used in the sense of grasping something with the eye. It is used as ‘sees’ with’ he, she, it and ‘see’ with other subjects. We use the auxiliary verb ‘don’t’ when making this verb negative. It is used as ‘doesn’t see’ with he, she, it, and ‘don’t see’ with other subjects.

Base Form Examples

  • They see with your eyes.
  • Tomas doesn’t see your jean.
  • Do you see this pen?

V2 Past Simple

The V2 version of the verb ‘see’ is used as ‘saw’. It is used in the same way as all subjects. It is used as ‘did not see’ in the negative sentence and ‘did see’ in the question sentence.


  • They both saw her mother.
  • Melissa didn’t see the teacher yesterday?
  • Did they see the students?

Verb + Preposition IN List in English

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V3 Past Participle

Since the verb ‘see’ is irregular, the V3 version used in conjunction with perfect tense is known as ‘seen’. V3 is valid in times when verb forms are used, which are different from the past tense but can often be confused.


  • Billy has seen a mouse once.
  • You haven’t seen Tomas in 3 months.
  • Have you seen her computer?

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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