The English verb 'postpone' is pronounced as [pə(u)'spəun].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb postpone: Infinitive (postpone), Past Simple - (postponed), Past Participle - (postponed).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb postpone
👉 Forms of verb postpone in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of postpone.
Postpone: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb postpone?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'postpone'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'postpone'
- the first form (V1) is 'postpone' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'postponed' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'postponed' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of postpone?
The past tense and past participle of postpone are: postpone in past simple is postponed, and past participle is postponed.
What is the past tense of postpone?
The past tense of the verb "postpone" is "postponed", and the past participle is "postponed".
Past simple — postpone in past simple postponed
Future simple — postpone in future simple is postpone (will + V1).
Present Perfect — postpone in present perfect tense is postponed (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — postpone in past perfect tense is postponed (had + V3).
postpone regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'postpone' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'postpone' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb postpone in Sentences
- Either you decide now, or you will forever postpone the decision until tomorrow. (Future Simple)
- Mother was in no mood to postpone meeting her new home. (Past Simple)
- Under no pretext can the conclusion of peace be postponed any longer. (Present Simple)
- Hospitals and health care providers postpone new investments. (Present Simple)
- You can also postpone the meeting to another day, explaining the reason. (Present Simple)
- They asked to postpone the match to 19, arguing that they need time to assemble a stronger team (Past Simple)
- We need to postpone the surgery (Present Simple)
- His growing paranoia and inability to critically set aside illusions gradually postpone him from his colleagues and loved ones. (Past Simple)
- He was rather depressed by the thought that knowledge postponed him from the world of ordinary people (Past Simple)
- If you are not feeling well, you have, for example, a toothache, it is better to postpone this meeting to a later date, otherwise everything can fail. (Present Simple)