The English verb 'keep' is pronounced as [ki:p].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb keep: Infinitive (keep), Past Simple - (kept), Past Participle - (kept).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb keep
👉 Forms of verb keep in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of keep.
Keep: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb keep?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'keep'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'keep'
- the first form (V1) is 'keep' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'kept' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'kept' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of keep?
The past tense and past participle of keep are: keep in past simple is kept, and past participle is kept.
What is the past tense of keep?
The past tense of the verb "keep" is "kept", and the past participle is "kept".
Past simple — keep in past simple kept
Future simple — keep in future simple is keep (will + V1).
Present Perfect — keep in present perfect tense is kept (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — keep in past perfect tense is kept (had + V3).
keep regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'keep' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'keep' is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb keep in Sentences
- Keep me aware (Present Simple)
- Keep dog away from children (Present Simple)
- What kept him from doing it? (Past Simple)
- Keep calm and learn English verbs (Present Simple)
- He's never kept his word, nobody believed him (Present Perfect)
- Keep studying and you will pass the exam (Present Simple)
- My friend was keeping the birthday party quiet (Past Continuous)
- It's good to keep to routine (Present Simple)
- You won't keep me from going there (Future Simple)
- He will be keeping a positive attitude towards this issue (Future Continuous)