English verb begin [bɪˈgɪn].
Relate to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb begin: Infinitive (begin), Past Simple - (began), Past Participle - (begun).
Forms of verb begin in past tenses
👉 Forms of verb begin in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of begin.
Three forms of verb begin
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What is 2nd and 3rd form of begin?
🎓 Base Form (Infinitive) begin in Past Simple, Future Simple, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect?
- First form (V1) - begin. (Present simple, Future Simple)
- Second form (V2) - began. (Past simple)
- Third form (V3) - begun. (Present perfect, Past perfect)
What are the past tense and past participle of begin?
The past tense of begin is: begin in past simple is began. and past participle is begun.
What is the past tense of begin?
The past tense of begin is began.
The past participle of begin is begun.
Past simple — begin in past simple began.
Future simple — begin in future simple begin. (will + V1)
Present Perfect — begin in present perfect tense begun. (have\has + V3)
Past Perfect — begin in past perfect tense begun. (had + V3)
begin regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is begin an irregular verb?? begin is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb begin in Sentences
- She began the quilt last week (Past Simple)
- The virus can begin to replicate (Present Simple)
- He interrupted as soon as they began to vote (Past Simple)
- We can begin tomorrow (Present Simple)
- The English lesson has already begun (Present Perfect)
- The program will begin in 5 minutes (Future Simple)
- Some countries have begun to tackle the issue (Present Perfect)
- You can please wait here, the experiment will begin shortly (Present Simple)
- Put your money on the table and we will begin (Present Simple)
- In truth, your journey has already begun (Present Perfect)