Detain past tense

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

Here are the past tense forms of the verb detain

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

Detain: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
detain [dɪ'teɪn]

detained [dɪˈteɪnd]

detained [dɪˈteɪnd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'detain'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of detain?

The past tense and past participle of detain are: detain in past simple is detained, and past participle is detained.

What is the past tense of detain?

The past tense of the verb "detain" is "detained", and the past participle is "detained".

Verb Tenses

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

detain regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb detain in Sentences

  •   So before our eyes they detain fifteen to twenty people. (Present Simple)
  •   They weren't going to detain the guy, they just wanted to ask him about what was going on. (Past Simple)
  •   Be vigilant, for the truth is very difficult to detain, and it is very easy to lose track of it. (Present Simple)
  •   The demon stood surrounded by flames and tried to detain the girl down. (Past Simple)
  •   It takes several other SWAT officers to detain someone like me. (Present Simple)
  •   The car did drive into the courtyard of the district police station where the only witness was being detained. (Past Continuous)
  •   However, sometimes they got married later, times were turbulent, and the wedding could be detained by war or an epidemic. (Past Simple)
  •   But as much as I wanted to deyain the day of departure, it came. (Past Simple)
  •   Still, you have to detain to the chosen image in any situation. (Present Simple)
  •   It's time to detain to the course chosen once and for all (Present Simple)

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