Bereave past tense

3 forms of the verb bereave The English verb 'bereave' is pronounced as [bɪˈriːv].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb bereave: Infinitive (bereave), Past Simple - (bereft), Past Participle - (bereft).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb bereave

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

Bereave: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
bereave [bɪˈriːv]

bereft [bɪˈrɛft]

bereaved [bɪˈriːvd]

bereft [bɪˈrɛft]

bereaved [bɪˈriːvd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'bereave'

  • the first form (V1) is 'bereave' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'bereft', 'bereaved' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'bereft', 'bereaved' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of bereave?

The past tense and past participle of bereave are: bereave in past simple is bereft, bereaved, and past participle is bereft. bereaved.

What is the past tense of bereave?

The past tense of the verb "bereave" is "bereft", or "bereaved", and the past participle is "bereft" or "bereaved".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — bereave in past simple bereft, bereaved (V2).
Future simple — bereave in future simple is bereave (will + V1).
Present Perfect — bereave in present perfect tense is bereft, bereaved (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — bereave in past perfect tense is bereft, bereaved (had + V3).

bereave regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb bereave in Sentences

  •   He was bereft of hope when his last plan failed. (Past Simple)
  •   As a result of an accident, the father was bereft of his child. (Past Simple)
  •   The news of the death in the family bereaved them of that special joy that usually reigns at weddings. (Past Simple)
  •   It must be illegal to bereave us of such beauty! (Present Simple)
  •   You cannot bereave me of my rights. (Present Simple)
  •   You will bereave yourself of the good that I intend to do. (Future Simple)
  •   International financial centers and arms-producing countries must bereave drug traffickers of their financial backing. (Present Simple)
  •   Underdeveloped translation services can bereave indigenous women of adequate information on reproductive health procedures. (Present Simple)
  •   In some countries, communities are being bereft of their most useful members. (Present Continuous)
  •   These destructive organizations bereave their members of access to information. (Present Simple)

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