English verb fail [ˈfeɪl].
Relate to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb fail: Infinitive (fail), Past Simple - (failed), Past Participle - (failed).
Forms of verb fail in past tenses
👉 Forms of verb fail in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of fail.
Three forms of verb fail
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What is 2nd and 3rd form of fail?
🎓 Base Form (Infinitive) fail in Past Simple, Future Simple, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect?
- First form (V1) - fail. (Present simple, Future Simple)
- Second form (V2) - failed. (Past simple)
- Third form (V3) - failed. (Present perfect, Past perfect)
What are the past tense and past participle of fail?
The past tense of fail is: fail in past simple is failed. and past participle is failed.
What is the past tense of fail?
The past tense of fail is failed.
The past participle of fail is failed.
Past simple — fail in past simple failed.
Future simple — fail in future simple fail. (will + V1)
Present Perfect — fail in present perfect tense failed. (have\has + V3)
Past Perfect — fail in past perfect tense failed. (had + V3)
fail regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is fail an irregular verb?? fail is regular verb.
Examples of Verb fail in Sentences
- Half of the class failed their essays (Past Simple)
- If you don't study, you will fail the exam
- When she needed you most, you failed her (Past Simple)
- He failed to keep his word (Past Simple)
- I fail to understand your logic (Present Simple)
- I fail to see why you listen to her (Present Simple)
- I fail words to express how proud I am of my daughter (Present Simple)
- Our plan to get them together has failed (Present Perfect)
- I looked down and saw how far I had to jump, my courage failed me (Past Simple)
- I tried but failed to stop him (Past Simple)
- He failed to create an impression of a trustworthy person (Past Simple)