Pretend past tense

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

Here are the past tense forms of the verb pretend

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

Pretend: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
pretend [prɪˈtend]

pretended [prəˈtendəd]

pretended [prəˈtendəd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'pretend'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of pretend?

The past tense and past participle of pretend are: pretend in past simple is pretended, and past participle is pretended.

What is the past tense of pretend?

The past tense of the verb "pretend" is "pretended", and the past participle is "pretended".

Verb Tenses

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

pretend regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is 'pretend' a regular or irregular verb? The 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)

Along with pretend, words are popular back and perform.

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