English verb pretend [prɪˈtend].
Relate to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb pretend: Infinitive (pretend), Past Simple - (pretended), Past Participle - (pretended).
Forms of verb pretend in past tenses
👉 Forms of verb pretend in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of pretend.
Three forms of verb pretend
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What is 2nd and 3rd form of pretend?
🎓 Base Form (Infinitive) pretend in Past Simple, Future Simple, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect?
- First form (V1) - pretend. (Present simple, Future Simple)
- Second form (V2) - pretended. (Past simple)
- Third form (V3) - pretended. (Present perfect, Past perfect)
What are the past tense and past participle of pretend?
The past tense of pretend is: pretend in past simple is pretended. and past participle is pretended.
What is the past tense of pretend?
The past tense of pretend is pretended.
The past participle of pretend is pretended.
Past simple — pretend in past simple pretended.
Future simple — pretend in future simple pretend. (will + V1)
Present Perfect — pretend in present perfect tense pretended. (have\has + V3)
Past Perfect — pretend in past perfect tense pretended. (had + V3)
pretend regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is pretend an irregular verb?? pretend is regular verb.
Examples of Verb pretend in Sentences
- Let's just pretend it never happened (Present Simple)
- I closed my eyes and pretend to be asleep (Past Simple)
- He is not as confident as he pretends to be (Present Simple)
- Girls pretended to like me because I was friends with the most popular boy in school (Past Simple)
- Don't insult your own intelligence by pretending otherwise (Present Simple)
- She pretended to be some poor single mother who could barely provide for her daughter (Past Simple)
- I am not as tough as I pretend to be (Present Simple)
- Kids are pretending they're pirates again (Present Continuous)
- I would pretend that they were my dresses and that it was my canopy bed, and that they were my horses (Past Simple)
- Look, I don't pretend to be experts in Chinese culture (Present Simple)