The English verb 'eat' is pronounced as [i:t].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb eat: Infinitive (eat), Past Simple - (ate), Past Participle - (eaten).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb eat
👉 Forms of verb eat in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of eat.
Eat: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb eat?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'eat'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'eat'
- the first form (V1) is 'eat' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'ate' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'eaten' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of eat?
The past tense and past participle of eat are: eat in past simple is ate, and past participle is eaten.
What is the past tense of eat?
The past tense of the verb "eat" is "ate", and the past participle is "eaten".
Past simple — eat in past simple ate
Future simple — eat in future simple is eat (will + V1).
Present Perfect — eat in present perfect tense is eaten (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — eat in past perfect tense is eaten (had + V3).
eat regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'eat' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'eat' is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb eat in Sentences
- Does Bill eat fish? (Present Simple)
- We ate a big pig at the lunch (Past Simple)
- Long vacation has eaten into all our savings (Present Perfect)
- Please, stop saying that! Don't you see I'm eating? (Present Continuous)
- No, I'm not eating, I'm all ears (Present Continuous)
- We never eat together at work, don't have enough time (Present Simple)
- I've never eaten mango, can you believe that? (Present Perfect)
- He's never eaten strawberry ice cream, let's buy it for him (Present Perfect)
- I won't eat alone, I will wait for you (Future Simple)
- He will be eating at 6 p.m., better call me a little later (Future Continuous)