The English verb 'pay back' is pronounced as [peɪ bæk].
Related to: phrasal verb.
3 forms of verb pay back: Infinitive (pay back), Past Simple - (paid back), Past Participle - (paid back).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb pay back
👉 Forms of verb pay back in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of pay back.
Pay back: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
|pay back [peɪ bæk]||
paid back [peɪd bæk]
paid back [peɪd bæk]
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb pay back?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'pay back'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'pay back'
- the first form (V1) is 'pay back' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'paid back' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'paid back' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of pay back?
The past tense and past participle of pay back are: pay back in past simple is paid back, and past participle is paid back.
What is the past tense of pay back?
The past tense of the verb "pay back" is "paid back", and the past participle is "paid back".
Past simple — pay back in past simple paid back
Future simple — pay back in future simple is pay back (will + V1).
Present Perfect — pay back in present perfect tense is paid back (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — pay back in past perfect tense is paid back (had + V3).
pay back regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'pay back' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'pay back' is .
Examples of Verb pay back in Sentences
- He's going to pay back every nickel of that money he owes her (Present Simple)
- If I borrow, I'll remember to pay back (Future Simple)
- But you have to pay back what you owe (Present Simple)
- They'll have to sell this house too to pay back his debts (Future Simple)
- It's not a criminal offence, if you don't pay back a loan (Present Simple)
- But not enough to pay back your investor (Present Simple)
- I was borrowing to pay back my debts (Past Continuous)
- We must have your assurance you will pay back most of the loan in the first 12 months (Future Simple)