Verbs Forms and 1000 V1 V2 v3 Examples, Base Form, Past Form, Past Participle Form

Verbs Forms and 1000 V1 V2 v3 Examples, Base Form, Past Form, Past Participle Form

Verbs Forms

There are several forms of verbs in the English language. Forms are used in different forms to point out the tense or the time of the verb. There are 5 main forms of a verb in English. Throughout this page, you will be able to learn these forms of the verbs. What are those forms of the verbs?

  • Base form:
  • Present tense form:
  • Past tense form:
  • Present participle form:
  • Past participle form:

Let’s explain verb forms in English by giving examples with a sentence.

Base Form:

The base form of a verb is the thing that you look up in a dictionary. This form has no suffixes or prefixes. You see this form with an infinite marker “to” or an auxiliary verb. The following examples have a base form with bold written words.

  • To be or not to be, he said.
  • To improve yourself better, you should learn how to develop software.
  • He sat down on the chair and watched his kitten roar.
  • Tomorrow will take us away, far from home.

Present Tense Form:

The present tense form of a verb is also known as the simple present tense. This tense explains the regular activities or habits in daily life. If the subject is I/You/We/They there is no suffix “s” after the verb. If the subject is, He/She/It the subject takes suffix “s”.

  • Why does it always rain on me?
  • I learn how to develop software every day.
  • The pretty woman walks down the street when she comes from her college.
  • The IT department of our company is extremely talented.

Past Tense Form:

The past tense form of a verb is used to express the developments that happened in the past. To use the past tense form of a verb you should add “d” on the end of the verb properly.

  • Good they to be alive, sir. That’s what she
  • Lucy was in the sky with diamonds in her dream.
  • My girl, tell me where did you sleep last night?
  • Those were the days my friend, he said.

Present Participle Form:

The present participle form of a verb expresses the activities happening at the moment. The present participle form of a verb is formed by the suffix “ing”. Also, this form is not only used in the present continuous tense. The verbs used in auxiliary function can be used in present participle form.

  • We are sailing to Philadelphia with our beloved friend Ludwig von Mises.
  • In history, people were killing each other in the name of god.
  • The students were trying to find a proper job opening.
  • Sir, I was looking for that kind of opportunity in your company.

Past Participle Form:

The past participle form of a verb is also known as the third form of a verb. Generally, it is done by adding the “ed” suffix to the verb. But there are several irregular verbs in that topic.

  • Where have you been for all this time?
  • Oh, darling. What have I done to us?
  • Oh, god! I am exhausted.
  • Mona Sax was murdered by Vladimir Lem in the foundation’s building.

V1 V2 V3 Examples

V1 V2 V3
be was, were been
beat beat beaten
become became become
begin began begun
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

V1 V2 V3
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
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose risen
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
sell sold sold
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
speak spoke spoken
spend spent spent
stand stood stood
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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