The English verb 'read' is pronounced as [riːd].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb read: Infinitive (read), Past Simple - (read), Past Participle - (read).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb read
👉 Forms of verb read in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of read.
Read: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb read?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'read'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'read'
- the first form (V1) is 'read' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'read' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'read' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of read?
The past tense and past participle of read are: read in past simple is read, and past participle is read.
What is the past tense of read?
The past tense of the verb "read" is "read", and the past participle is "read".
Past simple — read in past simple read
Future simple — read in future simple is read (will + V1).
Present Perfect — read in present perfect tense is read (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — read in past perfect tense is read (had + V3).
read regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'read' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'read' is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb read in Sentences
- It must be comfortable to read materials (Present Simple)
- Then why did articles I read yesterday said that it couldn't be true (Past Simple)
- She has read all about that thing (Present Perfect)
- Never read anything as interesting as this book (Past Simple)
- She rarely reads in the mornings, doesn't have time (Present Simple)
- Aren't they reading in the bedroom right now? (Present Continuous)
- Can he read music? (Present Simple)
- Look, a policeman is reading her her rights (Present Continuous)
- Could you read the article out? (Present Simple)
- I won't read a letter if you are against that (Future Simple)