Past Tense Of Tread, Past Participle Form of Tread, Tread Trod Trodden V1 V2 V3
Past Tense of Tread
We use the word ‘tread’ very often in our daily life. In this post, we will examine the details of this widely used expression. If you are ready, let’s start!
The meaning of this word is to put the sole of the foot on top of something, giving the weight of the torso or leg.
Base Form Examples
- It is very dangerous to tread broken glass.
V2 Past Simple
When we use the word tread as past tense, our verb should be converted into ‘trod’. We use it when we narrate past events.
- My niece trod on ants while she was playing in the garden.
- With a heavy heart, you trod the path to your father’s gates and called out to the soldiers.
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V3 Past Participle
The V3 version of the tread is ‘trodden’. To create past participle of this verb, we should use the word ‘trodden’. We use past participle when we need to express past actions that we are still affected by those events. In the present perfect tense, we should use ‘have trodden’ or ‘has trodden’. It changes according to subjects. If the subjects are I, you, we and they, we use ‘have trodden’. For he, she and it, we use ‘has trodden’. On the other hand, in the past perfect tense, we should use ‘had trodden’ regardless of subjects.
- He had trodden on small pieces of bread. Then, he went on as if nothing has happened.
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