The English verb 'keep up' is pronounced as [kiːp ʌp].
Related to: phrasal verb.
3 forms of verb keep up: Infinitive (keep up), Past Simple - (kept up), Past Participle - (kept up).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb keep up
👉 Forms of verb keep up in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of keep up.
Keep up: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
|keep up [kiːp ʌp]||
kept up [kept ʌp]
kept up [kept ʌp]
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb keep up?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'keep up'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'keep up'
- the first form (V1) is 'keep up' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'kept up' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'kept up' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of keep up?
The past tense and past participle of keep up are: keep up in past simple is kept up, and past participle is kept up.
What is the past tense of keep up?
The past tense of the verb "keep up" is "kept up", and the past participle is "kept up".
Past simple — keep up in past simple kept up
Future simple — keep up in future simple is keep up (will + V1).
Present Perfect — keep up in present perfect tense is kept up (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — keep up in past perfect tense is kept up (had + V3).
keep up regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'keep up' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'keep up' is .
Examples of Verb keep up in Sentences
- If I keep it up much longer, I'll get totally burned out (Present Simple)
- Keep it up, and I'll send you to the principal's office (Present Simple)
- Hopefully these braces will keep the structure up (Future Simple)
- You'll keep up your mother, and she has an early day tomorrow (Future Simple)
- My leg was hurt, but I was able to keep up with the rest of the team during our run (Past Simple)
- You can follow me if you want, but try to keep up (Present Simple)
- If you keep this up, you're going to get expelled (Present Simple)
- It's so hard to keep up with the news these days (Present Simple)