Need past tense

3 forms of the verb need English verb need [niːd].
Relate to: regular verbs, modal verbs.
3 forms of verb need: Infinitive (need), Past Simple - (needed), Past Participle - (needed).

Forms of verb need in past tenses

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

Three forms of verb need

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
need [niːd]

needed [niːdɪd]

needed [niːdɪd]

What is 2nd and 3rd form of need?

🎓 Base Form (Infinitive) need in Past Simple, Future Simple, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect?

  • First form (V1) - need. (Present simple, Future Simple)
  • Second form (V2) - needed. (Past simple)
  • Third form (V3) - needed. (Present perfect, Past perfect)

What are the past tense and past participle of need?

The past tense of need is: need in past simple is needed. and past participle is needed.

What is the past tense of need?

The past tense of need is needed.
The past participle of need is needed.

Verb Tenses

Past simple — need in past simple needed. (V2)
Future simple — need in future simple need. (will + V1)
Present Perfect — need in present perfect tense needed. (have\has + V3)
Past Perfect — need in past perfect tense needed. (had + V3)

need regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is need an irregular verb?? need is regular verb.

Examples of Verb need in Sentences

  •   I need an apple, a whole watermelon and a pear (Present Simple)
  •   More blood donors are quickly needed to save wounded people (Present Simple)
  •   She needed 20$ or 10£ (Past Simple)
  •   Don't need anything from you, you are free now (Present Simple)
  •   Don't you need an immediate answer? (Present Simple)
  •   I didn't need your money, but now I'm begging you to help me (Past Simple)
  •   They didn't need any transport to get there (Past Simple)
  •   I won't need more money, but I will need your car (Future Simple)
  •   You won't need to say anything, only seat and pretend to be a big boss (Future Simple)
  •   This student will need to be encouraged (Future Simple)

Along with need, words are popular rain and rise.

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