Bear past tense

3 forms of the verb bear The English verb 'bear' is pronounced as [ber].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb bear: Infinitive (bear), Past Simple - (bore), Past Participle - (borne).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb bear

👉 Forms of verb bear in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of bear.

Bear: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
bear [ber]

bore [bɔ:]

borne [bɔ:n]

What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb bear?

🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'bear'?

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'bear'

  • the first form (V1) is 'bear' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'bore' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'borne' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of bear?

The past tense and past participle of bear are: bear in past simple is bore, and past participle is borne.

What is the past tense of bear?

The past tense of the verb "bear" is "bore", and the past participle is "borne".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — bear in past simple bore (V2).
Future simple — bear in future simple is bear (will + V1).
Present Perfect — bear in present perfect tense is borne (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — bear in past perfect tense is borne (had + V3).

bear regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is 'bear' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'bear' is irregular verb.

Examples of Verb bear in Sentences

  •   He couldn't bear to live without her (Past Simple)
  •   We all have our cross to bear (Present Simple)
  •   They couldn't bear leaving George (Past Simple)
  •   My dad will bear all the expenses this time (Future Simple)
  •   If anything happened to you, I couldn't bear it (Past Simple)
  •   His girl from abroad, Olga, will bear a child for him (Present Simple)
  •   You will bear witness to all that is to come (Future Simple)
  •   I hate to bear bad news (Present Simple)
  •   I want you to bear witness to my sacrfice. (Future Simple)
  •   Michael... had an awful burden to bear. (Past Simple)
  •   It was hard for him to bear solitude (Present Simple)
  •   Tick-borne infections are widespread throughout Europe (Present Simple)

Употребление: относится к литературному стилю речи. Используем, когда говорим о неприятностях, проблемах или когда смиряемся с чем-либо.

Выражения с «bear»:

bear with – мириться с чем-то / кем-то;
bear on – иметь отношение; иметь отношение к; касаться;
bear out – совпадать; подтверждать; подкрепить; поддерживать; поддержать; подкреплять;
bear off – уносить; править в море; отклоняться; отклониться;
bear up – сопротивляться; взять направление; подбодрить; поддерживать; поддержать; подбадривать;
bear cross – нести свой крест;
bear ill feeling – испытать враждебные чувства;
bear a grudge – иметь зуб против кого-л. затаить злобу против (кого-л.);
bear down upon – влиять; устремляться к;
bear down on – приближаться; надвигаться; аткаковать;
bear false witness – лжесвидетельствовать; давать ложные свидетельские показания;
bear fruit – плодить; расплодить; дать плоды; принести плоды;
bear garden – шумное сборище; место попойки; драк; шумное место;
bear in mind – следует учитывать; учесть; принимать во внимание; запоминать; иметь в виду;
bear a bob – хором подхватить припев; приходить на помощь; участвовать;
bear a brain – быть осторожным, осмотрительным;
bear relation – иметь отношение;

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