Ponder past tense

3 forms of the verb ponder The English verb 'ponder' is pronounced as ['pɔndə].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb ponder: Infinitive (ponder), Past Simple - (pondered), Past Participle - (pondered).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb ponder

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

Ponder: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
ponder ['pɔndə]

pondered [ˈpɒndəd]

pondered [ˈpɒndəd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'ponder'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of ponder?

The past tense and past participle of ponder are: ponder in past simple is pondered, and past participle is pondered.

What is the past tense of ponder?

The past tense of the verb "ponder" is "pondered", and the past participle is "pondered".

Verb Tenses

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

ponder regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb ponder in Sentences

  •   He ate a dry meal of cheese and bread, wrapped himself in a blanket, and pondered what had happened for a long time before he fell asleep. (Past Simple)
  •   He pondered tensely for a few minutes, weighing some internal arguments. (Past Simple)
  •   He pondered feverishly as he listened to the polite, patient silence on the phone. (Past Simple)
  •   He was frightened of everything and his fear made him hard of pondering and hearing. (Past Simple)
  •   - Actually, I think we've seen you before," I said, pondering faster. (Past Simple)
  •   She began feverishly chewing on the tip of her pencil, pondering painfully how she could get out of the uncomfortable position. (Past Continuous)
  •   It's a very interesting question, and I've pondered the answer for a long time. (Present Perfect)
  •   He began pacing the upper room again, now smoothly and solidly, clearly pondering his future plans. (Past Simple)
  •   You will ponder the issues and problems that you began to formulate and refine while going through step one. (Future Simple)
  •   - I pondered all day yesterday and today and made the decision to abdicate the throne. (Past Simple)

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