Best past tense

3 forms of the verb best The English verb 'best' is pronounced as [best].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb best: Infinitive (best), Past Simple - (bested), Past Participle - (bested).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb best

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

Best: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
best [best]

bested [ˈbestɪd]

bested [ˈbestɪd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'best'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of best?

The past tense and past participle of best are: best in past simple is bested, and past participle is bested.

What is the past tense of best?

The past tense of the verb "best" is "bested", and the past participle is "bested".

Verb Tenses

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

best regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb best in Sentences

  •   She needs to best the beast (Present Simple)
  •   Paul, they bested you, again (Past Simple)
  •   She finally has bested her sister in cards. (Present Perfect)
  •   He easily bested one of the most formidable hunters. (Past Simple)
  •   Either my words are failing me, or the student has indeed bested the teacher. (Present Perfect)
  •   He will best me with steel. (Future Simple)
  •   He bested me in a fair fight. (Past Simple)
  •   You bested me in battle. (Past Simple)
  •   Samuel Reston bested Fitzgerald Grant in Ohio to become the next President of the United States. (Past Simple)
  •   Should I remind you that Sarah has just bested many of us? (Present Perfect)

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