Hesitate past tense

3 forms of the verb hesitate The English verb 'hesitate' is pronounced as ['hezɪteɪt].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb hesitate: Infinitive (hesitate), Past Simple - (hesitated), Past Participle - (hesitated).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb hesitate

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

Hesitate: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
hesitate ['hezɪteɪt]

hesitated [ˈhezɪteɪtɪd]

hesitated [ˈhezɪteɪtɪd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'hesitate'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of hesitate?

The past tense and past participle of hesitate are: hesitate in past simple is hesitated, and past participle is hesitated.

What is the past tense of hesitate?

The past tense of the verb "hesitate" is "hesitated", and the past participle is "hesitated".

Verb Tenses

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

hesitate regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb hesitate in Sentences

  •   He hesitated for a while to start work over again. (Past Simple)
  •   We have already begun to hesitate. A little more, and she will give in. (Present Perfect)
  •   The merchant hesitated for a few moments, until fear overcame greed. (Past Simple)
  •   So we walked for two hours, and I was beginning to hesitate that the caravan was headed in the right direction. (Past Simple)
  •   For those who may still hesitate to do so, point to any conservative French magazine. (Present Simple)
  •   They are all local natives, and there is no reason to hesitate their loyalty. (Present Simple)
  •   - The girl hesitated, as if contemplating whether or not to continue. (Past Simple)
  •   - No," I said, hesitating for a moment, "No, I didn't see that. (Past Simple)
  •   - Do you need an answer? - I asked, noticing that for some reason he hesitated to leave. (Past Simple)
  •   For several days the Turkish ships were visible in the distance, but the emperor hesitated for a long time to send his naval forces against them. (Past Simple)

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