Chapter Two. Irregular Verbs. Regular Verbs. Every verb has four principal parts:. Present Past Past Participle Present Participle. Regular Verbs. Present Past Past Participle Present Participle. These parts are used to build verb. Tenses. Regular Verbs. . . . and. Tenses Tell
Every verb has four principal parts:
These parts are used to build verb
Tenses. . .
. . . and
. . .in English are regular.
. . . throw the rules out the window.
Except, thank goodness, for the present participle, which can still be formed by adding -ing to the base form of the verb.
. . .can otherwise be tricky.
For example, take the verb “bite.”
That’s the present tense.
Present Past Past Present
Bite Bit Bitten Biting
. . . give just about everyone trouble from time to time.
When in doubt, consult the list in your text or your dictionary.