The English verb 'expect' is pronounced as [ɪkˈspɛkt].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb expect: Infinitive (expect), Past Simple - (expected), Past Participle - (expected).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb expect
👉 Forms of verb expect in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of expect.
Expect: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb expect?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'expect'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'expect'
- the first form (V1) is 'expect' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'expected' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'expected' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of expect?
The past tense and past participle of expect are: expect in past simple is expected, and past participle is expected.
What is the past tense of expect?
The past tense of the verb "expect" is "expected", and the past participle is "expected".
Past simple — expect in past simple expected
Future simple — expect in future simple is expect (will + V1).
Present Perfect — expect in present perfect tense is expected (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — expect in past perfect tense is expected (had + V3).
expect regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'expect' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'expect' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb expect in Sentences
- My parents expect me to be just like my brother, and I'm not (Present Simple)
- She was expecting a baby when I first met her (Past Simple)
- I wasn't expecting your call (Past Continuous)
- You expect me to believe that nonsense? (Present Simple)
- We don't expect your help (Present Simple)
- Changeable cloudy weather expected on weekends
- I am expecting to get this job (Present Continuous)
- I expect you're right (Present Simple)
- He had been expected on Wednesday, but he wired that it would be Friday (Past Perfect)
- I expect you to do what I say (Present Simple)