Prefer past tense

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

Here are the past tense forms of the verb prefer

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

Prefer: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
prefer [prɪˈfɜː]

preferred [prɪˈfɜːd]

preferred [prɪˈfɜːd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'prefer'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of prefer?

The past tense and past participle of prefer are: prefer in past simple is preferred, and past participle is preferred.

What is the past tense of prefer?

The past tense of the verb "prefer" is "preferred", and the past participle is "preferred".

Verb Tenses

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

prefer regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb prefer in Sentences

  •   He prefers watching football and hockey to playing it (Present Simple)
  •   I preferred his later performances (Past Simple)
  •   Italy has preferred a step-by-step process (Present Perfect)
  •   Firms prefer internationally agreed standards (Present Simple)
  •   I prefer going by foot than bicycling (Present Simple)
  •   There are others he has preferred to me (Present Perfect)
  •   In this context, we have preferred an integrated approach (Present Perfect)
  •   But still I have preferred homemade food (Present Perfect)
  •   If you think my brother will prefer it, I'm not going to ignore that (Future Simple)
  •   Do you really think that he will prefer you to me? (Future Simple)

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