The English verb 'retreat' is pronounced as [rɪ'tri:t].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb retreat: Infinitive (retreat), Past Simple - (retreated), Past Participle - (retreated).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb retreat
👉 Forms of verb retreat in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of retreat.
Retreat: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb retreat?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'retreat'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'retreat'
- the first form (V1) is 'retreat' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'retreated' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'retreated' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of retreat?
The past tense and past participle of retreat are: retreat in past simple is retreated, and past participle is retreated.
What is the past tense of retreat?
The past tense of the verb "retreat" is "retreated", and the past participle is "retreated".
Past simple — retreat in past simple retreated
Future simple — retreat in future simple is retreat (will + V1).
Present Perfect — retreat in present perfect tense is retreated (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — retreat in past perfect tense is retreated (had + V3).
retreat regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'retreat' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'retreat' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb retreat in Sentences
- Suddenly the crowd in front got excited again, and then began to retreat. (Past Simple)
- I pulled myself together and slowly retreated back to my feet. (Past Simple)
- - But it's too late to retreat, and that's not why we came here. (Present Simple)
- In battles, sometimes you have to retreat to previously prepared defensive redoubts. (Present Simple)
- Softly stepping, he began to retreat cautiously backwards and soon reached the first trees safely. (Past Simple)
- The beaver began to retreat clumsily, dragging one paw on the ground (Past Simple)
- The first wave of emotion retreated, and he was finally able to enjoy his hard-earned victory. (Past Simple)
- The rage and anger retreated like water at low tide, and bitter bewilderment and resentment remained on the wet sand. (Past Simple)
- If you're willing to retreat into yourself, staying in deep peace... (Present Simple)
- Alas, instead of sleep I preferred to retreat into myself and fall into that very half-slumber (Past Simple)