The English verb 'overthrow' is pronounced as [ˌəʊvəˈθrəʊ].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb overthrow: Infinitive (overthrow), Past Simple - (overthrew), Past Participle - (overthrown).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb overthrow
👉 Forms of verb overthrow in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of overthrow.
Overthrow: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
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What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb overthrow?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'overthrow'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'overthrow'
- the first form (V1) is 'overthrow' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'overthrew' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'overthrown' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of overthrow?
The past tense and past participle of overthrow are: overthrow in past simple is overthrew, and past participle is overthrown.
What is the past tense of overthrow?
The past tense of the verb "overthrow" is "overthrew", and the past participle is "overthrown".
Past simple — overthrow in past simple overthrew
Future simple — overthrow in future simple is overthrow (will + V1).
Present Perfect — overthrow in present perfect tense is overthrown (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — overthrow in past perfect tense is overthrown (had + V3).
overthrow regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'overthrow' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'overthrow' is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb overthrow in Sentences
- In front of the university building, students overthrow the government and rearrange the world in their conversations. (Present Simple)
- - I don't understand it! You said you were going to overthrow kings and enthrone others. I must be mad, or I must have heard it all. (Present Simple)
- Over time, as Roman commanders gave up guarding borders and began instead to enthrone and overthrow emperors, the Germans began to seep through the resulting gaps in the Roman defenses. (Past Simple)
- But then we would have had to use more destructive means, and we didn't want to overthrow the city as we did in 1945. (Past Simple)
- We are used to enemy armies overthrowing cities first. (Present Simple)
- - Do you think someone is overthrowing houses on purpose? - I asked. - To steal the bricks? (Present Simple)
- Jumping out of the tank, he began to ovethrow the enemy with grenades, but death interrupted the brave tankman's life. (Past Simple)
- Buildings burned easily, so easily that fires quickly overthrew entire villages or areas of towns if the wind blew in their direction. (Past Simple)
- They jumped up, overthrowing chairs, benches, and tables with a clatter. Swords and knives came into their hands, but they rushed not to the door leading to the street, but to the back door. (Past Simple)
- The crowd was shrieking and swirling, pressed by machine gunners who jumped from behind the balustrade onto the veranda, chasing the guests,overthrowing tables and dishes, firing bursts of gunfire into the air. (Past Continuous)