The English verb 'overtake' is pronounced as [ˌəʊvəˈteɪk].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb overtake: Infinitive (overtake), Past Simple - (overtook), Past Participle - (overtaken).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb overtake
👉 Forms of verb overtake in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of overtake.
Overtake: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb overtake?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'overtake'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'overtake'
- the first form (V1) is 'overtake' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'overtook' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'overtaken' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of overtake?
The past tense and past participle of overtake are: overtake in past simple is overtook, and past participle is overtaken.
What is the past tense of overtake?
The past tense of the verb "overtake" is "overtook", and the past participle is "overtaken".
Past simple — overtake in past simple overtook
Future simple — overtake in future simple is overtake (will + V1).
Present Perfect — overtake in present perfect tense is overtaken (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — overtake in past perfect tense is overtaken (had + V3).
overtake regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'overtake' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'overtake' is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb overtake in Sentences
- You can not overtake her on the right in this section (Present Simple)
- About 50 cars overtook me here (Past Simple)
- He has long overtaken his peers as the highest in the class. (Present Perfect)
- It overtakes your whole body and spins you (Present Simple)
- Look, my dog is overtaking sheep and guiding them straight back! (Present Continuous)
- These recommendations have overtaken by events (Present Perfect)
- A huge misfortune overtook that family (Past Simple)
- Despite our efforts, we hadn't overtaken them (Past Perfect)
- I overtook his car and was on cloud nine (Past Simple)
- He will definitely overtake representatives of winter sports in the season (Future Simple)