The English verb 'contain' is pronounced as [kənˈteɪn].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb contain: Infinitive (contain), Past Simple - (contained), Past Participle - (contained).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb contain
👉 Forms of verb contain in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of contain.
Contain: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
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What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb contain?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'contain'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'contain'
- the first form (V1) is 'contain' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'contained' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'contained' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of contain?
The past tense and past participle of contain are: contain in past simple is contained, and past participle is contained.
What is the past tense of contain?
The past tense of the verb "contain" is "contained", and the past participle is "contained".
Past simple — contain in past simple contained
Future simple — contain in future simple is contain (will + V1).
Present Perfect — contain in present perfect tense is contained (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — contain in past perfect tense is contained (had + V3).
contain regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'contain' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'contain' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb contain in Sentences
- The data may contain wrong lines. (Present Simple)
- These books contained a lot of useful recommendations. (Past Simple)
- This agreement has contained the number of poor people. (Present Perfect)
- This book contained the opening letter of the author. (Past Simple)
- The movie contained some awkward scenes. (Past Simple)
- Why do her words contain an implicit threat? (Present Simple)
- Even though the report contained a number of factual errors, it was well-written. (Past Simple)
- The caves contain many prehistoric artifacts. (Present Simple)
- The changes are contained in a statement. (Present Simple)
- The book contains over 100 recipes. (Present Simple)