The Three Form of Verbs with Examples

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The Three Form of Verbs
The Three Form of Verbs

The Three Form of Verbs

There are three forms of verbs in English, First, Second and Third which are commonly used in such a manner.

  1. The first form is used in the present tense.
  2. The second form is used in the past tens.
  3. The third form is used in the present tense with ‘has’, ‘have’ while in the past tense with ‘had’.

Note: The third form is never used alone.
VERBS

  • Present First form
  • Past Second form
  • Past participle Third form

Strong and weak verbs

There are three main parts of the verbs

  1. The Present, as: come, run, play.
  2. The Past, as: came, ran, played.
  3. The past Participle, as: come, run, played.
    Verbs are divided into Strong and Weak verbs in such a way that they take the form of past and past participle.

The Past form of a strong verb is made by changi the vowel of the Present Tense, as: write, wrote, come, came.

A weak verb take the form of Past Tense by adding d, ed or t to the Present Tense, as: care, cared, work, worked, spend, spent.

Learn the following list of strong verbs

The following strong vervs take the form of Past Tense by changing the inner vowel and the Past Participle by changing the vowel and sdding n, en or ne.

PresentPastPast Participle
Arisearosearisen
Bitebitbitten
Blowblewblown
Bindboundbound

The following strong verbs take the form of Past Tense and the Past Particple by changing the inner vowet.

PresentPastPast Participle
Abideabodeabode
Beginbeganbegun
Becomebecamebecome
Comecamecome

List of Weak Verbs

The following weak verbs take the form of Past Tense and Past Participle by adding d or t. Some of them change a vowel or shorten it.

PresentPastPast Participle
Buyboughtbought
Bringbroughtbrought
Creepcreptcrept
Catchcaughtcaught

The following weak verbs ending in d or t take the form of Past Tense and Past Participle by changing d into t and sometimes by making the long vowels short.

PresentPastPast Participle
Buildbuiltbuilt
Bleedbledbled
Feedfedfed
LeadLedLed

The following verbs have the three forms alike.

PresentPastPast Participle
BetBetBet
BurstBurstBurst
CutCutCut
CastCastCast

Worksheets of The Three Forms of Verbs

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