Know past tense

3 forms of the verb know The English verb 'know' is pronounced as [noʊ].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb know: Infinitive (know), Past Simple - (knew), Past Participle - (known).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb know

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

Know: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
know [noʊ]

knew [nju:]

known [noʊn]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'know'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of know?

The past tense and past participle of know are: know in past simple is knew, and past participle is known.

What is the past tense of know?

The past tense of the verb "know" is "knew", and the past participle is "known".

Verb Tenses

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

know regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb know in Sentences

  •   I know this smell! (Present Simple)
  •   She knew him at once (Past Simple)
  •   We know each other for 15 years (Present Simple)
  •   I wish I knew better, but I invested into a Ponzi scheme (Past Simple)
  •   There are few things you have to know in life, son, and you don't seem to know any of them (Present Simple)
  •   I didn't know that I could easily marry that girl and stay with her for life (Past Simple)
  •   Yes, we adopted you. Now you know. (Present Simple)
  •   I have to know everything about you. Let's start with a name (Present Simple)
  •   I didn't know that woman (Past Simple)
  •   I didn't know baking cakes was an extreme sport (Past Simple)

Along with know, words are popular spend and break.

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